Individual Development (Plan)

I had heard of IDPs from my friends in education, primarily from those with special needs students. I spent probably a year not knowing what IDP stood for, despite understanding that it was a personalized plan for a student. Since then, I have learned the acronym and thought, hey, this is a great thing that…

She Wants the PhD

Hello! It has occurred to me (while updating my about me section) that I have not informed you my dear readers about my career path.  I have gained quite a few followers recently (welcome!) and I think it’s time you know a little more about me. I am a fourth year PhD student at the…

An egg yolk among egg whites

I am a black woman who went to a mostly white grade school from K4 – 8th grade. There was one other black kid in my kindergarten class. I was about 21 years old before I saw another black woman my age working her ass off like I was. I am black, but I grew up in a completely white world.

Chugging Along

Hello, I hope your evening is going well. If you will give me a moment, I would like to briefly discuss stress management. Lately my heart just hasn’t really been into anything. I haven’t really wanted to get up in the morning, even if it was a day that I didn’t have to go to…

Lazy Sunday

Today has been a great Sunday thus far! I went to a fancy breakfast at Panera with my love, I took some time for self care with a wonderful face mask, and we went to Lowe’s to get new bulbs. We replaced a total of 4 light bulbs together today! It’s really wonder we haven’t…