Category: Soap Box Moment

Teacher, You Need To Rest

Teacher, You Need To Rest

Looking through my Facebook feed, my teacher friends talk about longer hours. Some post it as a badge of honor, discussing how they worked from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. or later. Others post to fight against the false notion they must be on vacation. If anything, the hours you work now are crazier than […]

Posted April 21, 2020
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When Kids Fail to Do Work: Corona Virus Edition

When Kids Fail to Do Work: C..

Grant me this soapbox moment. Teachers discovered public praise this week, as parents attempted to adjust to life as a home school teacher. Based upon tweets, many were far from successful, however in Texas most districts have begun transferring their lessons online. As you can imagine, teachers and administrators stress about the many sudden changes […]

Posted March 20, 2020
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HoustonStrong & Donations

HoustonStrong & Donatio..

Now with Irma wreaking havoc, one might wonder why it took so long to create this post. While God fortunately, blessed me during this time of need, my stress levels boiled over forcing me to focus on myself. Thankfully, I am safe, including my immediate family, but strangers and close friends suffered major losses due […]

Posted September 10, 2017
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Kiva Giving

Kiva Giving

On May 22, my then boyfriend, now fiancee did the most amazing thing for me. He donated upwards to $700 in my name to a charity organization called Kiva. The next day I went donated an additional $75 dollars on my own to various individuals. Now this may seem silly to you, but him giving […]

Posted July 21, 2016
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Your Words Cut Deep – Especially Online

Your Words Cut Deep – ..

So lately, I’ve been mesmerized by how uncivil people have become online. I don’t have a personal story of woe to share, but there have been events involving people I know personally or know simply online, which made me think about the behaviors I’ve witnessed more deeply. We have known for some time now people become […]

Posted August 15, 2015
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People Don’t Know What Hero Means Anymore

People Don’t Know What..

I came across this link, because I’m a Lily Allen fan on facebook. Hero Woman Refuse to Be Shamed After Her Public Threesome Goes Viral We really need to take the word Hero back. Not everything you do, can be considered heroic. It seems the only thing the writer and I can agree on is […]

Posted July 20, 2015
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