My First Day at KidWorks KU Program

My first day at Kidworks KU program was this past Friday and I have to admit, my nerves were jittery all day in anticipation of my first-afternoon volunteer teaching. Would a bunch of 3rd through 5th graders eat me alive? Would I say something wrong and secure their place in therapy twenty years from now? What if they hate my course outline and/or despise me?! Little did I know, 12 kids were going to run the show...to find out more, click the blog title. PSA: KidWorks is looking for volunteers, if you live in Southern California - sign up and join me, today!

I don’t need to be taken care of and it’s a problem, sometimes…

From a very young age I was taught to never depend or expect anyone to take care of me, and over the years that mentality warped to include never asking for help. I didn't ask for it when I was trying to figure out how to pay for college. It never occurred to me to … Continue reading I don’t need to be taken care of and it’s a problem, sometimes…