Monday, December 31, 2012

Currently January

If you are a frequent reader, you know how much I love Farley's Currently party.  I wish I had my own classroom because I would so buy her Currently for the Classroom to use with my students.  If you haven't seen it, you need to check it out HERE.  I know today is still December, but I am posting early (yay! I am on the ball for once!).

 

I am not listening to Gamechanger by choice.  In my household, Saban is the devil.  BUT my husband got it for Christmas and wants to watch it for reasons I cannot fathom.  I am seriously LOVING, dare I say puffy heart loving, Christmas break.  While I have thought about school some, I have really taken time off.  I needed it.  I have spent the time reading, reading, and reading some more.  I am caught up on my Google Reader.  I have read books that I have been wanting to read all year.  It has be WONDERFUL!!!!

I have finally come to terms with the fact that I am probably not going to be able to have my own little one, so my husband and I are starting to look into process of adoption, which leads me to my OLW: balance.  I need to find a better balance between my school life and every day life.  Right now, work takes all of my time.  I have a very understanding husband, but I need to get my house in order if we are going to adopt.  I need to find a better balance, where family time takes precedence.  I LOVE my job, but I am getting burned out with spending twenty-fours a day working or worrying about work or thinking about work.  So, I am going to try to find a balance.

Make sure to go check out what everyone else is up to at Farley's place.


10 comments:

  1. Hi Jana,
    I just stopped by to wish you Happy New Year. I hope and pray your adoption plans go well. It is quite a process.

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  2. Thanks Mary! We are just in the research phase on what it is going to take. We could use all the prayers!

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  3. Girl, we have the same OLW! Oh, how I understand! Happy New Year to you, my friend!
    Laura
    Peace, Love, and First Grade

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  4. My brother and his wife are in your same situation! My thoughts are with you. Balance sounds good. Have a Happy New Year and I hope your dreams come true.

    My Journey to 5th Grade

    Julie

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  5. Happy New Year! Great OLW! I swear I almost did that one as mine as well, but alas, I chose mindfulness. I feel like it encompasses that.

    Cheers!
    Rae

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  6. That OLW is so hard! It's the one I've chosen, too!
    Praying for your adoption dreams coming true!
    Jenny
    Owl Things First

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  7. Found your terrific blog through Currently and I am your newest follower! I'm an adoptee and am always thankful that I ended up with such wonderful, loving parents. My mom always told me I wasn't expected, I was selected! I hope your adoption dreams come true!
    Teacher Gone Digital

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  8. I am also loving Christmas break! I wish it was longer...but alas we all have to go influence and teach the youngsters at some point ;) hee hee

    I am wishing you a wonderful new year...with a special hope that your path leads you right to a new little one in your home this year!

    ~Stephanie
    Teaching in Room 6

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  9. I am your newest follower and so glad I found your blog! I love your OLW...I need to do a better job at finding balance in 2013! Great post!

    Andrea

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  10. Cute ideas! I am a new K teacher blogger! I am a Kindergarten teacher right outside of Nashville (Franklin). I am trying to get my name out there and for people to check out my blog. I am having a hard time tapping in to the teaching blogging world. Any advice/shout-outs would be greatly appreciated!
    Thanks!
    Elizabeth Hall
    http://liveitloveitlearnit.blogspot.com/

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