Broadly speaking, I’m good with angry people. Dealing with anger and conflict and high emotions (and no small amount of stupid) were things I spent a lot of time doing, professionally. Need some calm in the storm? Some quiet, steady support? Direct intervention? These are things I always try to provide. I used to work […]Read more "Burn out, I think"
This will be a quickie post. I just need to break the seal. I let this blog lie fallow throughout the summer, while I was off. I’m not sure why I did that. It felt like I wasn’t inspired or moved to share anything. The summer was very chill and very relaxed. Now that school […]Read more "A Quickie"
So, I work in a grade school (JK through 6). I’m an educational assistant. This can and does mean many different things, depending on the day or even the time of day. The first month or two I spent at my school, I was in a kinder class focussing on a particular child. As his […]Read more "Let me tell you about Steve and Bob"
Sometimes I’m loud. I have kind of a big voice and a personality to go with it. Most of the time I have it all under control. At school, at times, I’ll bring out what I call my Big Boy voice in order to be heard. I also laugh loud. That one is a lot […]Read more "You told me to shut-the-fuck-up and I love you for it."