Author Archives: Rosie

an old blog post. :)

As I’m eagerly awaiting news of my newest niece starting her trip Earthside, I find myself checking Molly’s blog even though i know she’s got much bigger things to think about other than writing a new post. :) This made … Continue reading

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In which things fall apart.

Yesterday¬†afternoon while monitoring recess, a student slammed a soccer ball not into the net but into my stomach. It was quite the shot. The ball knocked me back and I sat down abruptly. Thankfully I was with two other teachers … Continue reading

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Teaching at YES taught me.

At officially one week left at YES, I’ve been thinking a lot about the lessons that I’ve learned teaching here for two years and the ways that I see YES leaving a permanent mark on my life. More than anything, … Continue reading

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Home Free!

Today marked an exciting moment in our pregnancy journey- so of course it involved tears, comfort baking, and terrible directions. This morning we had our official home visit by our midwife who delivered the tub, a bag full of tools … Continue reading

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Class triumphs

Quick classroom triumph. In class we are reading Persepolis, a graphic novel that describes the Iranian Revolution during the 80s. It’s a memoir written from the perspective of a young child and introduces many complex topics. In this chapter, the … Continue reading

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Searching for Peace

God bless Chris Rice. I am starting a day that seriously has me considering just walking home and pretending I don’t exist anymore. My phone is missing, of course on the day that for homework every single one of my … Continue reading

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Reclaiming the power of pregnancy.

The new top question is “How are you feeling?” It’s always a battle to decide how to answer it. Obviously it’s generally asked with genuine interest and care, but at the same time, details are often not well, ready for … Continue reading

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