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Believe it or not, teachers don’t have it easy, either

I cannot believe I waited an entire 8 months to post… My first year of teaching is coming down to the last 3 weeks. To say I’ve learned a thing or two is an understatement. Being on the other side… Continue Reading

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Always on the clock

Started my 4th week of teaching yesterday, and it’s been a roller-coaster of emotions. My time management skills have proven only that I’ve given the majority of my time to my job and rarely anything else. It will get better.… Continue Reading

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Hope floats while summer rolls on

So far, it’s been a pretty good summer. I’ve been off-and-on sick for the past few months but finally got on some antibiotics and am starting to feel better. Jacob is doing well. His tics are about the same. His… Continue Reading

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Time to re-evaluate

Thank you all for holding on and continuing to like our page on Facebook. It’s Jacob’s summer vacation, so I try not to spend a ton of time in front of the computer screen … even when it’s for a… Continue Reading

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Counting my blessings

Can’t believe it’s been so long since I posted. I need to get better. 🙂 I graduated and I passed both of my state exams. Now I just wait to get certified and of course get a job. I’ve been… Continue Reading

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Support for Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month

My toes showing support for TS Awareness! 🙂  Showing my support for TS Awareness. 🙂 See more of what’s going on in our lives at my Embracing Difference page on Facebook!   SHARE THIS POST

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Let’s try again: We need an “Embrace Your Difference” Day

Today did not turn out as intended as only 2 people decided to take part in our “Embrace Your Difference” Day. I was one of them. I’d like to pick a different day that would allow us to carry on… Continue Reading

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Thank a teacher today

We’re still here. I started my second placement for student teaching, and now I’m doing middle school inclusion. It’s much different from my last placement, but I love getting the experience from multiple settings. If you haven’t done it lately,… Continue Reading

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“Tourette Syndrome: Coping With Difference” — Reflection

The following is the 6th and final part of a series of entries that, as a whole, comprise a paper titled “Tourette Syndrome: Coping With Difference” I wrote for a class I am taking at the University of Texas-San Antonio.… Continue Reading

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“Tourette Syndrome: Coping With Difference” — Perspectives

The following is part 5 of a series of entries that, as a whole, comprise a paper titled “Tourette Syndrome: Coping With Difference” I wrote for a class I am taking at the University of Texas-San Antonio. Read part 1… Continue Reading