Summer Reading

Since I have very little time to spare during the day, I have been catching up on my reading on my morning commute to work. Normally, I end up feeling car sick when I read in a moving vehicle, and so I’ve been hesitant to read on the train. However, I finally gave it a…

Lemon Meringue Pie

Summer has officially arrived which means it’s time to start my summer baking! Last year, my friend and I baked chocolate tortes, cheesecake, fruit tarts and even French macaroons – but we realized that we’ve never actually made a pie before. So we decided to make a Lemon Meringue Pie from scratch! We found the recipe here entitled The…

What I’ve learned so far in teaching

It’s hard to believe that I’ve already been teaching over half a year! Throughout these past months, I’ve picked up some very helpful advice from colleagues as well as learned from my own mistakes. Here’s a brief compilation of what I’ve learned so far in my first year of teaching:   1. Parents. I wouldn’t…

Finding Joy at McDonald’s

I was the last person to leave the school on Friday because I had to switch classrooms, rearrange the furniture in it and write up a report for my colleague whom I have been subbing for. It was 6 PM, I hadn’t had lunch because I was working and my feet were hurting from standing…