So very honored that Shelley Burgess and Beth Houf, co-authors of Lead Like a Pirate allowed me to share my story. Click here to head over to the post. Want a take away? Below is a graphic to help support those who might be struggling through a recent loss.
This date holds a lot of meaning for our family. On Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 we received an email at 2am from the Embassy in Ethiopia that we were cleared to adopt our son. After a very long and difficult journey I had 3 days to buy supplies, pack bags, and fly to Africa by... Continue Reading →
A busy week, a crazy schedule, overwhelmed and overworked. With that state of mind any minor ask from others can become a major irritation for me. My heart rate increases while my patiences decreases. My facial reaction is no longer a game face, but one of frustration or irritation. And worst off.....my response to a request tends to not represent my best-self, but one of frustration and anxiety.
Such an honor to be on Lighthouse Educators Podcast talking about my favorite topic-educators! The LED Project #142: Learning on the Journey w/ Jessica Cabeen
The Importance of Self-Care for Administrators School leaders benefit from setting up and maintaining a system of support to help them meet the many challenges of the job. https://www.edutopia.org/article/importance-self-care-administrators
Excited for this bonus episode in celebration of Jessica's parenting story on Adoption Day for their family! Check out this special episode of #InAWEtoRISE #BalanceLAP #LeadLAP #momsasprincipals @JessicaCabeen @PrincipalJ @mradamwelcome @dbc_inc https://inawepodcast.wordpress.com/2018/12/11/the-journey-begins/
Recently (like earlier today), I was on a flight home and the following instruction from the flight attendant really woke me up. In the case of an emergency please secure your own air mask first before helping others. Wow-do I fail at those instructions in life....all the time. Earlier this week we were reviewing the... Continue Reading →
Balance Like a Pirate Summer 2018 Challenge Ok, so Jessica Johnson, Sarah Johnson, and I wrote a book that is coming out in a few weeks. And it has an interesting title to hook people. (Argh to our fellow PIRATES). The truth is that for us, it’s really not about just publishing a book... Continue Reading →
This weekend we went to the movie The Greatest Showman. While I wasn’t looking for a life changing lesson in that 2 hours, it came anyway. During the movie the lyrics of the song From Now On hit me hard: While I can’t say I have had the honor of meeting Kings and Queens, I can... Continue Reading →