My Personal Manifesto for 2021

Gretchen Rubin inspired this post with her Personal Commandments. However, I don’t feel I’m in the right place, at this point in my life, to select statements that embody my whole existence. Instead, I’m picking five statements to embody the year I envision having in 2021. This is my personal manifesto for 2021. They are words to live by. We’ve all got them- but making sure we remember them when we need them is what’s…

My 21 Things For 2021

I always make new year’s resolutions and for the most part, I’m always good about keeping one or two. However, after reading Gretchen Rubin’s book “The Four Tendencies” and realizing I’m an obliger, I understand why I might not see them all through until the end. Furthermore, taking a page from Rachel Hollis’ book, I know that I need to start small if I want to grow positive habits in my life.  These years, in…

2020 Check-In

I was listening to episode 146 of Rachel Hollis’ “Rise” podcast on my drive home the other day and she was speaking to this crazy quarantine time we’ve all found ourselves in. She was speaking to the idea that, we need to reset our goals for ourselves, for this year. Whatever plans you had, long term plans/dreams/goals- they need to be put on hold. This year is going to look different than any other and…

A Twenty-Something’s Guide to Living Through a Pandemic

Ah, COVID-19. The experience none of us ever wanted or anticipated. The other day, I was thinking back to when this all started: there were whispers circulating around school, I was asking Ryan to go out and stock up on a few extra rolls of toilet paper. “Just in case!” I said, and he laughed. Even after two months of news, the way COVID-19 came in and upended our lives was shocking. The world fell…

Meet Caitlin

Caitlin is a third grade teacher in New Hampshire. She comes from a family of teachers (and a vet!) so naturally, her educational career started in 5th grade science. Since then, her students have gotten a little shorter and a whole lot louder. Caitlin spends her energy helping her students grow positive mindsets and a love of learning

Are you a teacher who’s looking to better your students & improve the climate of your classroom? The resources I’ve created will guide you to do just that. Created with students at the center, adapted by the best of them

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