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(one of) The reasons I left teaching

A lot of people always ask me why I gave up teaching in the public sector, especially only after two years of being in it, and before I even had a full time job (another reason I left). The reason I always give is that it was destroying my happiness. I seriously hated it. I hated a lot of things about the system, and it’s hard to put all of those reasons into words that people will understand, because, let’s face it, most of the people asking me these questions think that I just go and play with kids all day (because that’s obviously all a teacher does: read books and play all day, and let kids run around and do whatever they want)  Continue reading

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Teaching the Harry’s

Canada has been in the news a lot this week. Not only has there been an outpouring of support for those citizens affected by the massive forest fires in Fort McMurray, but also, Prince Harry was in Toronto promoting the Invictus games with our Prime Minister.

*swoons* this is heaven for a hockey/Harry loving Canadian 

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Parenting Class Babies

A post by fellow blogger Random Bits of Trial and Error about her daughter doing the “egg as a baby” project for school gave me flashbacks to when I was in high school taking a parenting class. Since we all like flash backs and “war stories” I hope you will enjoy the trauma that ensued from 72 hours of me being a “parent”.  Continue reading