The Drama of Disappointment

Warning:  This post may be a downer. Today I got the bad news that I didn’t pass the Science teacher test that I took last month.  I have to admit, I had my hopes way up about it and after another baby-less month, I was really hoping that passing the test would put some wind […]

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It’s a Wonderful Life

Hi!  Sorry its been awhile <Insert excuses and promises not to let that happen again>. Life has been busy lately with work, friends, family, and of course the quest for Muffin Wonderful in there too.  Today I faced the evidence that once again this is not the magical month that will mark the start of […]

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Mirror, Mirror

I wear many hats at work each day.  At any given time I can be educator, life coach, secretary, mom, cheerleader, college counselor, and disciplinarian.  Today our tenth grade students took a high stakes test that is required for graduation.  This was the first opportunity for the students to take the test.  They have been […]

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Married WF seeks Hobby

My least favorite part of any questionnaire has always been the hobbies and interests section.  In the past, the only hobbies and interest boxes I could have checked were shopping at the mall, nursing teenage crushes on boys, reality television, and travel.  Thankfully, my thirties have found me a more confident and interesting woman.  I […]

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Poodles Wanting Babies

While my brain space used to be taken up with weight loss, teaching, calorie counting, and reality television, its now almost all consumed with the art of baby making.  No, not consumed with the fun part, a la teenage boy, but consumed with troubleshooting the unseens and unknowns of conceiving.  Over the past few months […]

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News flash! I like my job.

Anyone who knows me knows that I am my own life coach.  I naturally tend to approach obstacles or issues in my life pragmatically; my solutions normally being some type of life coach style activity.  My main life obstacle lately has been trying to get pregnant.  I want it to happen on my own timetable, […]

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It’s my party…

Today is my 31st birthday.  Having a January birthday can be hard, especially as a kid.   Kids always start thinking about their birthday months ahead of time and I was no exception.  I would bug my mom at the height of the holiday season about my birthday party, adding to the hustle and bustle […]

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Dancing with Hope

One of my all time favorite movies is Dirty Dancing.  I loved it in high school, and I still love the theme song, “I had the time of my life”.  I always add it to every mix tape I’ve ever made, I LOVE a good karaoke rendition of it on a cruise ship, and I […]

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The Sweetness of Sisterhood

Last night for date night, Mr. Wonderful and I watched Little Women.  Clearly, it was my turn to pick, but I picked it specifically because I was thinking a lot about my sisters.  We recently returned from an amazing vacation with my sister and her husband.  It was even more fun than I hoped it […]

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Misadventures on Public Transportation

Today, I took the train to work for the first time.  I had my route all planned out and was so excited to utilize L.A.’s glamorous public transportation system.  The best part of it all is that I can walk from my house to the train station, then walk from the train station to work. […]

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