Yes, I am. I read this article about fidget spinners and couldn't agree more. Check it out. http://time.com/…/4774…/fidget-spinners-adhd-anxiety-stress/ My two cents as a teacher? I have always kept a few foam squishy toys to *discreetly* offer my constant tappers, wigglers, fidgeters, standers, and walkers because it is something that has worked for my anxiety (I … Continue reading Fidget Spinners: Another teacher complaining?
Simple answer. PREPARE. The interview was the most nerve wracking part of this process for me. I had never done anything like this before. It almost felt dirty, performing in front of a camera for someone halfway around the world. I had worked myself all up...and I shouldn't have. Here is what will happen. The … Continue reading VIPKID: How do I pass the Interview and Demo Class?
So I clicked that annoying Facebook ad. The initial application process is simple. You must complete a short form that basically only asks for your level of education and experience working with children. I honestly put less than five seconds of thought into my application because I still wasn't convinced that it was a legitimate … Continue reading VIPKID: How do I apply?
I wasn't planning on having a baby just yet. When I found out the news in March 2016, I cried. Not happy, "touched by an angel" cry. Ugly, "why me?" cry. It wasn't the way I imagined it. I wasn't prepared. I wasn't married. I wasn't even speaking to the father at the time. I … Continue reading Expecting the Unexpected: I’m a Mom?
One day (very recently) I was stressing about money. I have a new baby. I am the only source of income for the two of us. The medical bills are piling up. Not to mention I live in the most wonderful country in the world...which means the three months maternity leave I took were unpaid. … Continue reading VIPKID: What is it?
I am interested in too many things. I dabble here and there, and stumble across some good opportunities along the way. Even my current teaching position was obtained by pure chance in an email from an alternative teaching certification program that I was no longer active in. After college, I tried really really REALLY hard … Continue reading The Quest for the Perfect Side Job
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