What is the universe trying to teach you?

Have you ever heard this saying? It is a sentiment, a lesson, a theory I distinctly remember learning about back in Grade 12. One that a teacher believed wholeheartedly in and one that has sat with me since. One that I also believe in. One that has inspired many a blog…

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A few of my favourite books

The question I get asked the most by far is "can you send me a list of your favourite books?" I will talk books all. day. long. with anyone who wants to listen. So it is hard for me to narrow it down to my favourites - especially when I am…

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Change of heart

If you have followed me for a while, you will know that I frequently post my favourite saying, "Promote WHAT you love instead of bashing WHAT you hate..." I've never been able to confirm for sure who first said this quote, but it touched me so deeply that I adopted it…

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Learning courage, compassion and connection with #KindnessCapes

This is a little blog I wrote in 2017 (with a few little edits) after getting many requests to explain our #KindnessCapes experiences and how they worked in the classroom. Learning Courage, Compassion and Connection with #KindnessCapesI am crazy about kindness. Sharing it, spreading it, promoting it, talking about it, practicing…

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Christmas in Kindergarten

I am blessed to teach at a Catholic school that spends the season of Advent preparing our hearts for Christmas. Here are some of my favourite Christmas activities that bring us joy this holiday season. (For more information about any of these activities, please feel free to click on the picture…

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Do You Have Any Farm Toys?

Photo by Ingrid Dietrich on Pexels.com You know those teacher stories that stick with you for years? The ones that completely change your mindset and your practice? The ones that instantly have you adapting your ways to be better and do better for your learners? Well, this is one of those…

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To Post or Not To Post…

Starting a teacher Instagram, Twitter and blog account years ago was not a hard decision for me. After seeing many of my favourite authors and educators and business owners and friends speak about the importance of telling your own story, I knew this is something I wanted to do. It took…

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