Part-time Speech-Language Pathologist, full-time bookworm + tea drinker, and occasional traveler.
I’m striving to find joy at home and on the road, as well as design products that make your life and teaching happier.
The blog is my space to write about things I love. Here, you’ll find my thoughts on the latest book I’ve read (it’s likely Tolkien or Lewis), the tea I’m drinking (with milk and honey, please), the place I’ve visited (always wishing it’s England), or the pondering of my heart while at home (there’s faith involved).
Latest Thoughts on Faith, Books, + Life
A few years ago, I discovered Thomas Cahill’s book How the Irish Saved Civilization and was utterly fascinated. A longtime Anglophile, the Celtic traditions of Ireland and Scotland weigh heavy in my heart and my imagination. I was able to travel to Scotland...
I’ve no big plans for this fall, but I do have a few mini-adventures I plan to enjoy, taking advantage of the beautiful weather of autumn.
One of my first experiences with The Silmarillion was my husband beginning to read it. He, as of yet, hasn't made it past Ainulindale, but over and over he told me how beautiful this story of creation is. Once I read it, I had to agree. Reminding me heartily of...
A Happy Learner.
A Happy Learner is the name of my storefront featuring educational products primarily for Speech-Language Pathologists and special educators, but also functional for teachers and homeschoolers.
My products are designed to be simple and effective, with a focus on both streamlined drills and the inclusion of literacy and environmental learning.
Latest Thoughts on Speech Language Pathology + Education
The other day, I finally took to the task of cleaning up the yard. I had many pots of dead flowers, bags of half-used soil, and at least 50 empty, plastic containers - the kind your plants come in when you pick them up at the nursery. Those I bagged up with the intent...
Today, I watched a regrettable scene unfold amongst colleagues. A student in our district, with particularly special needs, was being discussed with regards to the ways that he could best be helped in his education. The individual closest to the student was clearly...
Several years ago, I remember walking down a hallway seeing cute little crafts of a blue cat in a giant pair of shoes. I learned that his name was Pete and that kids loved him. A couple years later I somehow (I don't remember how) stumbled upon Pete the Cat: I Love My...