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Plastic Free Laundry Routine

Plastic Free Laundry Routine

Laundry's Impacts I have a family of five, so I am constantly doing laundry.  If I’m not, it’s piling up waiting for me to get tired of looking at it.  Thus, it was one of the first places I transformed when beginning my more sustainable lifestyle....

My Personal Climate Story

My Personal Climate Story

This year, I began becoming trained on how to give presentations regarding the climate emergency; to persuade people and organizations to prioritize climate change in their mission.  A portion of the training was devoted to telling our climate...

Parenting

Confessions of a Sports Mom: Part 2

Confessions of a Sports Mom: Part 2

The commitment level and stakes that were mentioned in Part 1 increase once All Star season begins. That’s the season, AFTER the season for the best players in the league in any given age group. This team plays tournaments at different parks,...

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Mom Guilt: Going Back to Work

Mom Guilt: Going Back to Work

After having my first two children, I didn't really give going back to work a second thought. It was always a definite. With my oldest, I was a full-time student and worked only super part time to pay my share of the bills. In this case, I had to...

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My Battle with Breastfeeding

My Battle with Breastfeeding

When it comes to breastfeeding versus formula feeding, many of us know that breastfeeding is best. Its free, it helps your baby build up their own immune system, its best for brain development, and did I mention its free? It also helps shrink our...

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Mornings Are the Worst!

Mornings Are the Worst!

Snooze alarm. Snooze alarm. Snooze alarm. Turn alarm off, get back in bed for just “a little longer.” Sit up! “Oh, shit its raining! I’m going to be late.” That is pretty much how my mornings start every single day, minus the rain. I love sleep, so...

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Teaching

Summer Reading List: Math Edition

Summer Reading List: Math Edition

The last few years, I have chosen to focus pretty heavily on improving my Math instruction. When I first became a teacher, Math was the subject that I was most afraid to teach. But, if I soon realized that if I am going to truly help my students...

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Digi-blocks: My Favorite Manipulative

Digi-blocks: My Favorite Manipulative

I learned about Digi-blocks at the National Conference for Teaching Math (NCTM). It was held in D.C. the year that I went. My colleague and I stumbled upon a session that was strictly about division. Being 4th and 5th grade teachers at the time, we...

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Lifestyle

Plastic Free Laundry Routine

Plastic Free Laundry Routine

Laundry's Impacts I have a family of five, so I am constantly doing laundry.  If I’m not, it’s piling up waiting for me to get tired of looking at it.  Thus, it was one of the first places I transformed when beginning my more sustainable lifestyle....

read more
My Personal Climate Story

My Personal Climate Story

This year, I began becoming trained on how to give presentations regarding the climate emergency; to persuade people and organizations to prioritize climate change in their mission.  A portion of the training was devoted to telling our climate...

read more
Creating New Habits

Creating New Habits

I have been dabbling with the idea of becoming a vegetarian for a few years now. I’ve done meatless Monday and tried only eating meat on the weekends. There are many reasons why I thought, and still think, that limiting my meat intake was...

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Naturally Me

Naturally Me

My natural hair journey has been just that, a journey. It started at birth, but I won’t get into that whole story here. Instead, I want to share with you the story about how I decided after 10 years of chemically relaxing my hair, to stop and go...

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Dear Nipsey

Dear Nipsey

I was five years old when I almost lost my uncle to gun violence. It was the night of his high school graduation. We were all celebrating together, family, friends, and loved ones. He left the party early to go hang out with his friends and was...

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Eco-Friendly

Plastic Free Laundry Routine

Plastic Free Laundry Routine

Laundry's Impacts I have a family of five, so I am constantly doing laundry.  If I’m not, it’s piling up waiting for me to get tired of looking at it.  Thus, it was one of the first places I transformed when beginning my more sustainable lifestyle....

read more
My Personal Climate Story

My Personal Climate Story

This year, I began becoming trained on how to give presentations regarding the climate emergency; to persuade people and organizations to prioritize climate change in their mission.  A portion of the training was devoted to telling our climate...

read more
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