Loving Past Irreconcilable Differences

There have been moments in my life when someone I am supposed to love has hurt me to the point that I just can’t take it anymore. I don’t even know what the loving way to handle the situation is. Love seems impossible. They have been some of the most gut-wrenching moments in my life. Because to me, love is the ultimate goal. So if I can’t love, I must be a failure.

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Kindergarten Romance

Two of my kindergarten students came into my classroom holding hands today. It was quite the big deal. (To me, at least.) Their bus is always the first to arrive at school, so they didn’t have much of an audience. Just me and the other boy who rides their bus. (Poor third wheel..) But I […]

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Today I Cried During a Puppet Show for Kindergarteners

I went on my first field trip with my kindergarteners today. I thought it would just involve keeping kids in line and then zoning out during the little show, but it turned out to be so much more than that. First of all, the Korean puppet show I expected to sleep through turned out to […]

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