If you are a K-12 teacher (or know one), you may already be aware that today is Digital Learning Day. DLD is an annual event to recognize the power of technology to transcend gaps in access and the possibility that technology can be transformed by meaningful content. Digital learning has not only transformed the traditional classroom, it has also made homeschooling that much easier. YouTube, … Continue reading Digital Learning Day 2017
Two months after my son was born, I went back to work full-time. We could only afford six weeks of leave but we stretched and made it to eight weeks. While it was always my hope and dream to be a work-at-home mom, that just was not and cannot be a reality for us right now. I’ve been lucky in that Elliott has been in … Continue reading How Is My Baby Boy?
If you’ve seen the weather forecast for next week, you likely reacted in one of two ways. If you are a lover of Winter weather, you probably groaned at the outlook. We’ve only had one “snow” (quotation marks to denote the measly nature of the snow event) this Winter and there is little hope of another snowfall this late in the season. If you are … Continue reading Unseasonably Warm
Last Fall we had family photos made (Thank you Scruffy City Media!). I’ve never enjoyed staged photos in a studio. I prefer to capture my family as we are – blurry, sweaty, disheveled, and usually eating. So who are these boys? My husband Michael and I have been married for over 10 years (#winning) and we’ve been together for 16 years. Michael is an extrovert … Continue reading My People
We live in an age that provides opportunities to support and fight for social justice causes at every turn. Signing a petition online is often as easy as entering your name, zip code, and email address. Stories of injustice and outrage can be exposed and shared with a click on all social media and blogging platforms. Twibbons, hashtags, and viral challenges sweep through our communities … Continue reading How to Give Up Money for Good