I know that I could write a blog about all of my coworkers at school. They have all touched me in a different way. Many will joke and say “Brooke, that’s a blog topic right there.” “Brooke did I make the blog?” Some will say, “Please don’t blog about this Brooke.” Since I’ve been back … More And Then There’s Jenny From The Block!
Back to school time is quickly approaching. I wish the month of October would move as quickly as August is moving!!! Just saying. Woe is me, I have already had my back to school nightmares which get more bizarre each year I teach. I’m blessed to have summer vacation and if I complain about going … More #getyateachon That’s My Next Book!!!!
Were your ears burning? We were just talking about you. How many of you have heard that expression? A few weeks ago someone made the comment. “Don’t worry Brooke can handle it.” Their statement was true. I can handle it. But guess what someone else can handle it too. Just because I am a single … More Don’t Worry, Brooke Can Handle It
Snow Days for our family were torture when we lived in Michigan. First of all we wouldn’t have a snow day unless it was six or more inches of snow on the ground. Sledding, hot chocolate, movies, naps all of those ideas sounded great. But not for us. For our family a snow day looked … More This Is How You Snow Day
The first week back to school is always exciting, scary and exhausting. I think because our family had so many transitions. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. I must admit I was in denial that school was starting, up until 10:00 pm on Labor Day. When I woke the kids up for the first … More Is This A Drill?
When I was younger I thought Labor Day meant daddy would barbecue. The next day would be our first day of school. I also remember people telling me that I couldn’t wear white after Labor Day. But that is a topic for another blog. One day when we came home from school. I noticed that … More Daddy Is On Strike
No matter what your situation is. Read this three times and keep moving. Women, sometimes we don’t realize how strong we are. It is how God made us. We can come out of a situation that was meant to break us. Walking taller with a strut and a smile. I knew I was strong when … More All The Strong Women
I wrote this blog two years ago. Keep in mind that I am not writing about any events that happened to me returning to work this week. Two years ago I wrote in my journal. I listed the comments that I heard about how parents truly felt about inclusion and co-teaching. I didn’t list them … More Inclusion Is Great, But Don’t Put My Child in That Class
It was the last teacher day of the school year. Today would be our team building activity. Our task was to paint and beautify our school. We would spread the message of The Seven Habits and the importance of The Leader In Me philosophy. Rene and Rachel, our administrators had the cafe filled with blank … More Painting Without The “Twist”
Summer nights, movies, walks in the parks, bike riding and going to the beach. These are just a few of the things that we may have planned for our summer vacation. How could I forget our trip back home to Michigan? That will be an amazing trip for sure. I am sure that I will … More Summer