Slice of Life- Day 1
I am glad that I finally made the time to join this class! I have heard many positive things about it, but have often wondered if I could add one more thing to some already busy days. I finally decided that it was time to make the time! I have never blogged before, so I am learning something new already. I also feel that as I teach my 3rd graders how to write about the small moments in their life, I often struggle with it myself. There are many times I think “nothing” happened today or that because some major event in my life didn’t occur, that my daily life is not important. I am starting to believe how untrue that actually is. It has taken me a long time to believe that it is the little things in life that matter the most. It is the small moments that we appreciate daily that make our lives better, happier. I am glad to be taking time each day to share those moments and to be able to share yours. I know that this course will force me to practice writing and will allow me to experience some of the frustrations that my students feel when they are asked to write daily. I am looking forward to growing as a writer, but also using this as an opportunity to grow personally. If I have to write about my small moments, then I need to be able to recognize more of the small moments happening constantly in my life. I get so caught up in running from one place to the next, completing on task off my to-do list, then another, and before I know it the day is over. Slowing down and reflecting on a slice of my daily life seems to be just what I need. I am looking forward to getting started!