Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Living day by day

I've been struggling with living in the present right now for all my thoughts are based in the future.

Where will I be teaching?
Should I move?
Am I ready?
Where should I apply?
How do I set myself apart from other candidates?
What do I even want?

These are all questions that fill and take over my day. Instead I should be enjoying my last two terms in college and have faith that whatever is going to happen is meant to be, but I can't stop stressing and obsessing over it. It's crazy knowing that in as little as four months I could be living somewhere else and about to begin my first year in my career. There are just so many options and I'm not sure how do to decide what I truly want and what is best for me.

Monday, February 17, 2014

Childhood Friends

There's nothing better than going back home and getting to see and catch up with all your best friends. Childhood friends are unlike adult friends because they've been with you for what feels like for forever. They were with you through your awkward middle school phase, and for someone to still be my friend after what I looked like in that stage of my life says a lot. They know you better than anyone else and it doesn't matter how long it's been since you've talked or seen them. They're there for you through everything.

This past weekend I went home and got to see my four best friends and let me tell you they're amazing people. Spending time with them is the best way for me to de-stress and revamp myself for school.

Monday, February 10, 2014

Week 6

Week 6

Homework piling up,
Procrastination building,
Motivation decreasing,

Week 6

Finals coming,
Over stressing,
Under preparing,

Week 6

Library going,
Coffee drinking,
Sleep lacking,

Week 6


Is it Spring Break yet?

Tuesday, February 4, 2014


There's nothing better than coming back to your classroom after a couple of days and being greeted by friendly smiles and hugs. All the students had brought something that they were so excited to show and share with me. One boy brought a collection of cars, another brought some rocks, and one other wore his grandpa's belt buckle.

Two little girls were hastily working with some red construction paper that they trying very hard to keep obscured from me. They were busy giggling, cutting, and talking together while taking quick glances at the other student teacher and me. After a couple of minutes, I was tapped on my shoulder and presented a red heart that read, "Dear Miss Nickles you are my valentine hope you don't feel a pine."I read and reread the message over and over again trying to make comprehension of it, but it wasn't making sense. Finally, my friend told me that they were trying to rhyme.