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
Advent is upon us! For those unfamiliar with the liturgical tradition and traditional church year calendar, Advent is more than a calendar counting down the days towards Christmas. Instead, it is a season all its own and one of significance in the Christian faith. In...
For the last few years, we’ve been doing our best to do just that! Here are 5 simple ways to incorporate Advent into your December, without saying no to social events and expectations.
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...
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
This might be controversial; I'm not sure. But to me, it feels important. In my placements, I work alone two days a week and have the opportunity to cross paths with other SLPs one day a week at the pre-k to 1st grade school. Being mostly in upper grade schools, I'm...
Mixed groups can be the worst. Who's with me? This year, I have both the fortune and misfortune of having a large group of students (around 10) who all need to be seen during the same hour block of time. Because I'm both part-time and a traveling SLP, I'm only at that...
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...