I am Lame. That’s the only excuse I have for falling so behind on this blog. I really want to keep it up so our kids can read it one day. I’ve already printed what I've written and made it into a book, so I’d like to continue to do that.
So here’s the plan for now… I’m going to give you 2009 in a nutshell.
In late July we went to
Times were a bit hard in 2009 because I couldn’t find a job when I finished student teaching. Scott was selling his company, so we had a few months of eating Top Ramen, and staying in for date nights. We prayed our little hearts out and within a few months Scott got hired to work for HUB, and I got my first teaching job at
I was blessed to teach 7th grade Math and Life Science, and 9th grade Biology. Those freshmen were quite a challenge, and I had a lot of learning and growing to do as a teacher, but I survived my first year and I truly cared for each of my students (well most of them). I had fun coming up with “hands on” experiments and labs for them. It’s the coolest thing in the world to hear a student repeat the words that you’ve taught them. I got to see my work pay off as I saw the students’ growth in learning from the beginning to the end of the school year. I love my job!