Tag Archives: Stress


Order. In our classroom (I say “our” because it is both mine and my students’) there is an order and a calm that comes with knowing. In the first week of school, my students and I discuss why we are … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Stress + Rapid Pace = Sick (and a cheer-me-up from Cody)

The spike in my stress level from Cody’s doctors appointments Thursday along with the rapid pace of my life as of late has caught up with me.  Sick with a nasty cold, I spend all yesterday lounging around blowing my … Continue reading

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Some days I don’t know how I get home. Three days a week I have classes on campus, a 35 minute drive from our house.  On most of these drives, especially in the past two or three weeks, I drive … Continue reading

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One of Those Days

Today has been one of those days, you know, one of those days in which you actually write “shower” on your to do list so there is a greater chance that you will actually get to shower and if you … Continue reading

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