Tag: support

It Is Ok Just To Be Ok

As a semi-retired teacher I wanted to share hope and reassurance because we are all in this situation together. We are all disappointed at what will not be; graduations, field trips, and proms, musical performances and all of the other special events that align with school. I came across a principal from Arizona and her […]

Into The Unknown

With Covid-19 uprooting our lives, there is an ongoing question that crosses every mind: so now what? What will happen to schools? What will happen to supplies? What will happen to relationships? What will we do with the next undisclosed amount of time? To each of those questions, there is an almost unanimous answer of […]

Holding On To Hope

Ok, so I am not going to lie, when I was first told I was going to be forced to stay home I thought, how bad can this be? I have everything I need right here-food, tv, computer, my family. I have this. It will be nice to slow down and have some time with […]

The Shades of Loss

Most high school and college seniors are experiencing the same phenomenon I am losing the “lasts” that come with seniority. Losing graduation ceremonies, prom, time with friends you won’t get to see without a campus or classroom bringing you together. The worst part about it is how quickly it all slipped away. I had no […]

Now I am a Teacher?

Let me see if I’ve got this straight….now I’m my child’s parent AND their teacher? This is the question that millions of parents are asking themselves, and the world, right now. During a time when schools have been forced to close, when routines are turned upside down, and families are under tremendous stress and anxiety, […]