Tag Archives: Life

Lately // June 2018

Lately // June 2018

I think that June might have been my fastest-flying month (so far) of 2018! After years as a student and then teacher, I’ve always equated summer with a slower pace. Now, without a school calendar dictating my schedule, summertime doesn’t look all that different from the rest of the year—something I tend to forget, until… Continue Reading

What’s Working For Me (Right Now)

What’s Working For Me (Right Now)

What is it about us humans that is so fascinated by seeing the way other people live? This curiosity drives our love for stories in books and on the screen, it fuels our social media obsession, and it’s probably why you are reading this very blog post. I’m hardly immune. I love getting a peek… Continue Reading

Lately // May 2018

Lately // May 2018

This month was fairly low-key for me. And after a whirlwind winter and early spring, the slower pace was a welcome change. Many of our regular activities are on hiatus for the summer, so Charleston and I have been spending more time playing at home and working on projects around the house. I know many… Continue Reading

Lately // April 2018

Lately // April 2018

If you were to look back through my archives, you’d notice that many of my Lately recaps begin with some form of rhapsodizing about how quickly the month has gone, how fast time has flown. I’ll spare you that commentary this month, because this April has not flown by; it has draaaaaggggged. I’m not sure why that… Continue Reading

Opportunities for Grace

Opportunities for Grace

The silence should have tipped me off to the fact that something was amiss. Every parent knows that a mysteriously quiet child is sleeping, sick, or up to no good. But to be honest, I was too exhausted to notice or care. Charleston and I were less than thirty minutes into our morning, and already… Continue Reading

Lately // March 2018

Lately // March 2018

They say that March comes in like a lion, and goes out like a lamb. I’ll never forget the fist time I heard that expression: I was in my first semester of student student teaching, and my master teacher asked me to die cut some lions and lambs for our March bulletin board. I was… Continue Reading