As a teacher, I love the way I get to help students reach their highest potential. I spend the day teaching them to be better communicators and citizens. I teach ...
We all have our rough times, when we feel stuck, depressed or just discouraged. I am prone to this, particularly towards the end of winter, or when I have overextended myself socially. Sometimes, it’s a creative paralysis – I don’t feel like I can produce anything, and it’s frustrating. We all get in a funk […]
This one’s a snap to get on the table for your hungry crew. Pretty, too! (serves 4) Ingredients: 1/2 medium onion, thinly sliced 1/2 bunch Swiss chard, stems discarded (about 6 cups) – can be substituted with spinach Rotisserie chicken breasts, skin discarded, meat shredded 4 jarred sweet red cherry peppers, sliced 2 Tbsp olive […]
Pumpkin Spice Whipped Ricotta: Ricotta cheese just doesn’t get enough attention, does it? Have you ever tried it as a sweet dip or spread? I love that I can toss a few basic ingredients into my food processor and within a matter of minutes I have a fancy-looking, delicious-tasting, multi-tasking concoction! Ingredients: 2/3 cup of […]
The first step is always the hardest. I know, because I took that first step 2.5 years ago. It was hard to accept that I needed help in starting my health and fitness journey. It was hard to accept that this was going to take time and work while raising a new family and being […]
At this time of year, your to-do list is going to be a mile long, and you’re going to be working a lot of hours trying to get good systems in place for your new group of students. If you are feeling overwhelmed by all that needs to be done and exhausted not only by […]