Mindfulness Challenge Week 4: Happiness


I am a High School English Teacher

There are many things I could have chosen for this week’s theme, so many things that make me happy.  But what stands out for me right now is that after many years of being in not-quite-right jobs, I am in the right job for me.  This is the most content I’ve been in a job, ever.


Stories for Children


As a teacher, the thing I have always loved most was reading stories to the students.

I am on leave this year, but have done a few days here and there as a substitute. While I don’t miss the hectic schedule, I always enjoy those few moments when stories come alive. They take us to another world for a minute. Stories let us travel to places unseen, meet unique people, and engage our imaginations.

Maybe that is why I am so determined to write one…