{Part 1} Self-Care Excuses for Teachers Debunked

I’m just going to rip off the bandaid.  Self-care is not always pretty and it’s not always a luxurious experience or a day at the spa.  Self-care can be those things, but that’s not always practical, possible or necessary. Self-care is necessary.  Self-care is non-negotiable. Self-care is hard work. Self-care is consistent. Daily. Practice.   It’s easy to plan for a big day or an outing, mark it in our calendar for our special time that we are going to finally “take...

Transform time-sucking problems into time-saving solutions

As teachers we always stay late, go in early or  take work home on the weekends (or some combination of all three).  We do this without thinking. We do this because education seems to perpetuate a culture of give, give, give without question. As one of my friends says, you don’t have to set yourself on fire to keep someone else warm.   And that’s what I’m here to offer you in this free guide. The ability to not work yourself into overwhelm and...

Top 10 Teacher Apps, Books, and Podcasts to Check Out this Summer

There are so many incredible resources and so little time!  We have narrowed down the field of some books, apps, and podcasts to check out this summer to save you the trouble of wading through all the things yourself. These are not affiliates, I simply just believe in promoting the great things that are available to you and wanted to pass on some of the resources that I have found helpful and inspiring. Books Atomic Habits by James Clear This is my newest favorite habit creating book.  James Clear...