Category: relationships

Will the IMPACT be positive or negative? It's up to you.

I made it to church this morning. Hallelujah! I thought of every excuse and then remembered my vow this year when it pertains to church…NO EXCUSES! I’m still a visitor at “my” church after 10 months. However, I believe that’s about to change. Nearly every time I attend a service there, it seems as if

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Late Nights, Ornaments, Carols and Dirty John

This past weekend I binge watched “Dirty John”. It’s a television show that premiered on Bravo in late 2018. It is currently on Netflix. I hadn’t heard of a “Dirty John” until I was up late customizing Christmas ornaments over the weekend. In my post-binge obsessive behavior, I discovered that there will be a season

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A Lesson In Apologizing

I received this letter from my student. He couldn’t wait to give it me. Yes, I had cut access from all of his favorite things. Prior to this letter, he defied every single thing that he was instructed to do. He refused to acknowledge anyone that spoke to him and he even chose to be

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It’s Christmastime In The City, Not In My Classroom!

Every year that I have taught, my entire classroom celebrated Christmas. It’s one of the first things that I ask students and parents. Not specifically whether or not they celebrate my favorite holiday, but what cultural traditions and activities do they like to acknowledge. So, I try to incorporate and acknowledge important traditions into lesson

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