All posts tagged: Relationships

Birthday Resolution: Why I Stayed Angry for 7 Years

I mentioned it in my last post, but my birthday was this past Friday. I am the big Three – One, and to be quite honest I cannot believe it. Now, I know a lot of people do not put much stock into birthdays. Sometimes I feel like people down play the importance of them because that is the expectation when you become an adult. It is apart of maturing – I suppose. And I’ll be honest, I tried that once. To pretend my birthday was not a big deal to me. That it was, “just another day.” Needless to say, it did not work. I like celebrating my birthday! For me it is an exciting period. A new beginning. A sort of personal new year’s day. I try to make the most of it, taking an extra week day off if I can. I try to do something I have never done before, or allow myself to indulge in a little extravagance for a day. I pamper myself like no one ever will. I think …

Lessons on Love: Its All Elementary

I think I may have mentioned that I am a preschool teacher. I have actually worked in education for nearly a decade, and I have had the wonderful opportunity to work with a variety of age groups from infants to 10 year olds. However, my current position allows me to work in all the classrooms at our little preschool, depending on the need of each room. Today I got to spend time with one of our older classrooms. The children range in ages 3 – 5 years old. Today during their afternoon snack time, I happened to be sitting with 3 of the children – 2 girls and a boy. A variety of topics can come about when dealing with children at this age. People, frequently, underestimate how much children know. Especially, in our modern era where access to knowledge, experiences, and information is easily attained. This is even more true for our young ones, who become increasingly more technologically savvy then their older counterparts. But I digress. So, while having snack with these three, the …