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Not Raiding

September 9, 2015 Heather 0

Sometimes giving up commitments that were stressors can lead to happier things.  Jeremy is raiding tonight, as evidenced by the loud clicking of his keyboard. I’m not, and that used to bug me often after I gave it up.  Not tonight. Tonight I’m cuddled in bed with Oakley, relaxed and Read More

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Joy

September 8, 2015 Heather 0

   I decided that a good response to my recent sadness is to find the things that bring me joy. This will help me answer the question What does Heather need? and hopefully break me of my moodies.   Baby kicks Hugs from Jeremy when I get home.  Cuddling with Read More

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Sad

September 7, 2015 Heather 2

I don’t know what to say today.  I’ve been sad lately. Even when I’m happy, there’s a layer of sad on top and it comes back quickly. Is it the stress from work, Aunt Sadie dying and the feeling of losing my family, pregnancy hormones, something else, or all of Read More

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24 weeks

September 6, 2015 Heather 0

Sometimes I feel like I can’t show my excitement or happiness because it won’t matter to others or they won’t share that. And that feeling diminishes my own. I need to try and push that feeling away and be happy regardless. My baby reached viability today, which means that if Read More

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My Classroom Management Beliefs

September 5, 2015 Heather 0

This morning I participated in #satchatwc on Twitter, discussing classroom management, what works, what is best for the bitties, how it was in the past, and how it needs to evolve. I know that what I am striving for is best for my bitties, but it is difficult to hold Read More

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Roots

September 3, 2015 Heather 1

My childhood was filled with family and love. I felt safe, supported, and welcomed. But, over the last 16 years, I’ve been slowly losing all of them. Half have died: my Grampa, brother, mom, Gramma. Half didn’t care as much about keeping in touch as I did. They wouldn’t return Read More

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