Category: Teacher-Life Balance

Teacher, Stop Apologizing

This post and the photos within it may contain affiliate links. If you purchase something through the link, I may receive a small commission at no extra charge to you. With the new release of Rachel Hollis’ Girl, Stop Apologizing, I was inspired to…

Self-Care Is More Than Sleep

Self-care is, without a doubt, one of the most important habits of a teacher if they plan to be in the profession long-term. Finding what makes you feel less stressed is essential to being productive and happy in the classroom. Yet, for a long…

My Greatest Mistakes As a First-Year Teacher

When I think back on my own journey towards becoming the warrior-teacher I am today, I laugh gently at myself for the mistakes I made along the way. Especially the mistakes I made with my very first group of students. Wherever those wonderful souls…

Your “Teacher Tired” May Not Be In Your Head

This school year began as most school years do – planning weeks in advance, creating an atmosphere of welcome for my new cohorts, anticipating seeing co-workers again after a long, relaxing summer. I was excited to be starting my fourth year at my district…

Time Saving Hacks For The Overwhelmed Teacher

Teaching can be wonderful, teaching can be transformative, and teaching can be down-right overwhelming. The duties and responsibilities placed on the shoulders of a teacher are rivaled by very few other professions. Add in teacher guilt and it’s a perfect recipe for pulling 50-70…

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