A Schoolteacher's Musings · Blog 365

Why We Need to Be Okay with Letting Our Kids Fail

For the past three years, I’ve had the privilege of directing an after-school Theater Club at our school. There are usually around 25 fourth- through sixth-graders who sign up for it – some of whom have done theater before, but most of whom have not. However, I have the same expectations for them that I… Continue reading Why We Need to Be Okay with Letting Our Kids Fail

Blog 365 · Life Chronicles · Whispers of Faith

The Possibility of Being Ordinary

I have never desired to be ordinary. From the time I was very small, I always wanted to be “different” because to me that was better than being mainstream, blasé, everyday hum-drum. I didn’t like things that were popular and trendy because to me, they seemed to be one-dimensional and short-lived. I wanted things that… Continue reading The Possibility of Being Ordinary