Spruce And Lucy

I can’t believe that I can finally say that my first children’s book #SpruceAndLucy is available for the public to purchase! The path to this book being out in the world isn’t an easy one.

Re-Thinking Perfect Attendance Awards

I want to throw something out there. And yes I understand some of you will be up in arms about it, but hear me out. I think it’s time we get rid of “Perfect Attendance” awards. Especially at the elementary level.

Battles We Fight

One battle I’ve heard mentioned time and time again this year is the battle of scripted curriculum.


  If you know me at all you know I’m an avid reader. I love finding new books, falling in love with their stories, and then share them out with the world. One of my favorite authors ever is Jeff Zentner.  His book The Serpent…

Taking Back Control

It was time for me to take back control of my life. There are things you can control.  That’s what I had to learn. Even if I had to learn them the hard way.