A Letter to My Unborn Child

Dear Child, It’s the first day of 2014 today and this puts your mother in “one of those moods” again. You see, 9 days from now, your mother will wed your father and be lawfully and eternally bound to him for the rest of her life. If we get real lucky, you’ll soon be in […]

Cherry’s Gift: All We Need Is Just A Little Time And Patience

At some point, I’m sure every English teacher would have found themselves staring in bewilderment at inventions of unknown symbols their students come up with while learning the alphabet. I have a kid, Simon, who would with great care and diligence, write capital “G” in inverse. Like this: How impressive that my Simon, at the […]

Sports Day

It was sports day in school today and I took on the role of an excited cheerleader for my kiddos. I admittedly got too caught up in the hustle and bustle and don’t know which class won — but that doesn’t matter anyway. The most important thing was we all had fun. This is Yanis from the […]

Alphabet Headband Show and Tell

We had a great day today. All 120 students of mine participated enthusiastically in my “Show and Tell” session, and I feel really proud to have been able to pull this off successfully. Of course, this project would not have been possible without the immense help of Ruby, my teaching assistant!   I had all […]