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Teachers know the feeling well:  It’s Sunday night and you feel the churning of your stomach, thoughts racing through your mind, increased heart rate, and anxiety building in your neck…and you spend all night awake thinking of all the things you need to do.  This is what I called the Sunday Blues. Mix this in […]

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A couple of my single girlfriends and I were chatting about our current dating situations  (I mean, #standardgirltalk) and it went a little something like this: E: I mean,yeah, he tried to compliment me by telling me I was like a flower. I then gave him a confused look and he followed up with, “I […]

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If you’re a teacher or in education, can I get an “amen” for summer break?! My summer has officially closed out and with that, always comes a new set of reflections and goals for a new year. I totally measure my life according to academic school years because in many ways, it’s a fresh start […]

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….is like a carnival ride.  Sometimes you have the time of your life and want to go again. And sometimes, you immediately regret your decision and wish you never agreed to go on.   When I was in my early twenties, the question I used to dread the most was, “So are you dating anyone?” […]

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I was once told that if I was an emoji, it would be this one:  At first, I thought…really? Just because we share the same eyes? ….kidding. He said that the emoji reminded him of me because of my positive energy and optimism. And you know what, I kind of have to agree. You see, […]

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Hold up–can we just appreciate the alliteration in my very first blog post.  Yeah, that’s the writing teacher in me…I just can’t help it. 🙂 I figured that my very first post would be about why I’ve taken the plunge and decided to start this thing.  As much as entering my late twenties has induced […]

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