The end of the year is always a difficult combination of looking forward to next school year, trying to end this school year well, and being exhausted from the school year. This year I have tried so hard to use the end of the year to try things out to see how they will go […]Read More Ending Well
As we wind down the 2012-2013 school year, I’m trying not to get bogged down by all the minutia of the end of a school year. I’m trying to get things ordered in my classroom so that the beginning of next year isn’t so bad. People are beginning to pull me to various training and meetings that […]Read More A Time for Reflection
I head back to my classroom tomorrow. It’ll be a bittersweet day in that I’ll have to leave my baby girl at home, but I will head back to my kids who I have missed. As I look back on my plans for paternity leave, I wonder if I could have done better with my […]Read More Reflecting on Paternity Leave
Yesterday evening I got confirmation that I received a scholarship to go to the University of Connecticut’s Confratute. Better yet I found out that one of my colleagues also got a scholarship to go as well so I’ll have some company. I really can’t wait for this opportunity to network with people in the education field and to […]Read More Confratute Bound
As I posted about a few days ago, Haley and I added to our family a little over a week ago. Clearly, we knew our first child was on the way for quite some time and we planned on saving as much money as we could so that we could pay cash for her hospital […]Read More Spending to Save?
On Wednesday May the 1st at 12:49 PM, the Horner household went from a two person house to a three person family! Caroline Horner came into the world and it has changed our family so much. Haley and I have been overwhelmed with the outpouring of support from both of our families. Both sets of […]Read More Bundle of Joy