Author Archive | Karlie


My Least Favorite Word

I have a new least favorite word. You may be thinking that you have probably never given thought to your least, or even most favorite word, however I work with elementary students. My job has allowed me to be able to spend time to think of my least and most favorite in a variety of […]

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An Educator's Perspective

An Educator’s Perspective

I am an educator, and I am a mother, and I will take on the responsibility of every child that walks through my classroom door; however, I can only hope that one day I will be confident that my child will be safe inside the walls of a school. 

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I'm growing a tiny huma

I’m Growing A Tiny Human.

I rarely had anyone make comments on my weight prior to being pregnant. Why is it suddenly okay to make comments now that I was?  I am no less self-conscious about my changing body now that I am pregnant and I know I am going to be growing, but I still do not welcome comments […]

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Congrats, you're pregnant

Congrats, you’re pregnant!

Today, 5 months pregnant and counting, I am beginning to get excited about the upcoming arrival of our little squish. I’m looking for the positives, enjoying the moments I have right now with my son while he is my only son, and dreaming of how awesome of a big brother he is going to be.

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mother son

Looking at Myself Like My Son Does

Summer = swimsuit season = ugh.  I have never been a bikini woman, nor have I ever been super excited about swimsuits.  The summer after I gave birth to my son made this season even worse for me.  I spent weeks researching the perfect swimsuit, tried on countless styles, cuts, and colors until I found […]

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