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Tag Archives: stress
So I’ve posted several times about being behind in just about every conceivable way of late (I do appreciate the irony there, by the way), but seriously… there’s just so much to do. We leave for a month in Europe … Continue reading
(“Knowledge” picture from Scott Meyer’s Basic Instructions comic strip) So the mind-blowing month of CELTA is officially over, and it was totally worth it. It was stressful and intense, and I learned so much I think my head may yet … Continue reading
So this CELTA course rocks. Seriously. It’s really stressful, it’s a lot of work, and it rocks. I’m not sure how other CELTA courses are, but I do like the approach to teaching, and our trainers here are pretty amazing. … Continue reading
(to me…) It’s my first Mother’s Day as a mama, and what am I doing? Yup, writing lesson plans in a café, several blocks away from my baby. We don’t celebrate many holidays/occasions as a family, but I have to … Continue reading
So right after Mr. T was born (and after I could hold my eyes open for enough blinks consecutively to actually look at a computer screen), I got this great e-card welcoming me to the world of Mommy-blogging from Sarah … Continue reading