Then, somewhere between junior and senior year of high school, I decided I would become a teacher. (Like Totally!) As I worked through my undergraduate program, I realized that teaching was my passion and that I was actually pretty good at it. 😉 Turned out that years of bossy around my younger sisters payed off!
So, when I found myself pregnant in my 5th year of teaching I just KNEW my life would be PERFECT!
Teaching and motherhood, my dream and my passion, would work in Perfect Harmony.
I would spend my days inspiring America’s youth with engaging and rigorous lesson plans and nights grooming my offspring into the model student… Yeah… teacher fairy dust was going to be magically sprinkled onto everything I did. I was going to not only inspire my classroom, but also my own children. I mean, just the sheer numbers told me things were going to be perfect. Women dominate about 80% of my field and just as many are probably mothers. If they were rockin’ it, then so could I!
In perfect harmony…
But as my belly started growing, my love for teaching started to wain…
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