Ukraine and our Complicated World

I felt a real strong need to write about this topic. In the past few days we have seen Russia invade Ukraine and the world sits anxiously in their seats, marches and reports the news of what’s happening. I myself feel many people don’t know what’s going on and feel you should have knowledge of …

5 Things we Forget Change in Time

Humans are interesting creatures. We have advanced so much in our short time on this planet. As we grow as a society, time teaches us so many things. The interesting thing about this is that we continue to do the same things over and over again like it’s the first time. Even when we did …

5 Ways Education has Changed

I was talking to a student the other day and we had an interesting conversation. The topic of discipline in schools came up. Another teacher mentioned how in China they were very strict about discipline and still believed in capital punishment in some schools. I recall my uncle telling me when he worked in Dubai …

Journey of the Mind: Long road to recovery

Pic of character owned by marvel About a year ago I wrote a piece about suicide, inspired by a father who came and talked to the students at the school I work at. Since then my life has not been a fairy tale. It has been a roller coaster with twist turns loops and I …

Memoirs of my Mess ups: Purpose

I messed up enough so you don’t have to We are in some crazy times. I work in education as an Aide in physical education. I work in what I was meant to do, teaching. I have a knack for reaching a child, even the ones labeled as difficult. I help special needs kids do …