Holy blog break Batman!!

So I broke the cardinal rule, I left my blog unattended for months on end. My apologies to the blog gods, and to Martin Waxman, who taught me so well about blogging… I clearly chose to ignore his wise words. I started this blog as a project for a class at the U of T…

All work, no play

This post comes at a very appropriate time. Just as a heads up, I am stressed. Now how does one encounter stress as a preschool teacher? Not how you’d think. The kids aren’t driving me crazy, they’ve actually been pretty good. The problem is that several staff members are home sick, including my coworker, which…

Why do they hate us?

Every once in a while when I’m looking for some inspiration, I browse sites and search engines typing in the word “millenials” to see what people are saying out there in cyber-space. I hit up YouTube the other day and found this great TED Talk by Scott Hess entitled, “Millenials: Who They Are and Why…

“The New Underclass”

The New Underclass, an article published by Maclean’s, was one of the original inspirations for my blog topic, and as such I think it is fitting that I finally get around to a post about it. I first discovered the article when I moseyed into the kitchen one morning in search of some coffee. I…

The Christmas Party Spiel

How do conversations at your cocktail or holiday parties usually go? If they’re anything like mine, it starts out with a “great to see you, how are you? how’s the family?”, and then (especially if your partner in conversation is an aunt, uncle, family friend, or parent of a friend) the inevitable question arrives… “What…