You have your student-kids, and now you’re thinking about having your own biological-kids. But when?
When you or your partner falls pregnant with your own child, your whole teaching dynamic will shift. So how and when do you announce your pregnancy to your school and your students?
I never really considered if and how becoming a parent would change my perception of teaching.
When the illness of your own children impacts your teaching, how do you cope?
2019 was my first year as both a teacher and a parent. What a year it was!
My second pregnancy started half way through my first year back teaching after my first round of maternity leave – at a new school no less. This pregnancy progressed with more difficulty than my first, and I eventually had to…
I have just under two months left of maternity leave. By a grand coincidence, I shall be returning to work at the beginning of the school year, which means I can start fresh along with the rest of the school,…
Such a big change in routine and identity. Who knew I’d miss it so much!