The Teacher-Life Balancing Act

Posted by Emily Guthrie on Dec 31, 2014 2:54:19 PM

The first semester of this year has been particularly challenging for me in terms of balancing school and home responsibilities.  Shortly after a tragic family situationthat threw my August into utter chaos, I received the wonderful (yet very surprising) news that I am expecting baby number 2 this summer.  For me, this news means that I've spent the majority of the first semester exhausted and trying not to lose my lunch in front of my students.  Don't get me wrong, these particular circumstances have been absolutely insane, but one thing I've realized recently is that the teacher-life balance is always hard for myself and almost every teacher I know.

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Topics: balance, time management

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