We will talk all things trauma, mental health, joy, and staying connected with our teachers and each other in our communities as we come together, braver than ever, and walk each other home.
We will bring all the inspiration, hope, and strategies you will need to step back into the classroom, braver than you’ve ever been.
Tickets go on sale May 9th.
This day is for all of you—police, fire, EMS, emergency dispatchers, prison guards, nurses, and physicians. We will talk trauma and burnout, resilience and recovery in a day like you’ve never seen, for people who do the work that few can imagine.
On September 10th I published content on my platforms about honouring the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) call for everyone in Canada to recognise September 30th as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Those posts (social and blog) were inspired by an incredibly wise Indigenous educator, Megan Tipler, who
I want to preface this post with this: staying in my own lane is hard. And sometimes, when it matters most, you have to talk about things, even when your voice shakes. I have spent the past five years committed to educators, because I think they’re heroes. They spend the
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I was always intrigued by relationships. And I thought for a long time that “helping people” meant fixing things. Slowly, along the way, I have learned that it is not about having the answer. It’s not about fixing. If you can connect, however, and truly understand someone’s story—that is where the power lies. In the relationship.
And then I became a mother to a son, followed by boy-girl twins. This is the one job where I really need to rely on this whole “believer” idea. I thought my story was going to read like a milk-and-cookies mom who never yelled or resorted to (extremely) excessive use of the iPad. Turns out, that’s not my story. Truth of the matter is: my kids make my world the brightest it has ever been, but I have also learned that I am a better spouse, a better Mom, and a better friend—better at the most important relationships—when I can find time to balance what I love to do almost as much. And that’s why I’m here. And, if it so happens that we’ve met, or get to meet, I look forward to your story and the lessons I’ll learn from you. And maybe those you might learn from me.