Dear Me, Love Me

Dear 5 year old Jeanette... It's okay that you don't look like everyone else in your classroom. One day, you'll appreciate the intricacies of who you are and where your family comes from. Dear 13 year old Jeanette... I know you feel like an outsider again, and maybe you are. It will pass and you … Continue reading Dear Me, Love Me

I’m Not “Just” a Teacher

It's bizarre how much of our identity is tied to our profession. Maybe it isn't so strange - we spend so much of our time at work, getting ready for work and unwinding from work. Work is where people tend to spend most of their days. It makes sense that our self worth is so … Continue reading I’m Not “Just” a Teacher