73: Family First

There are times when we are faced with a decision to show up to work or show up for our family. Learn how to put the guilt aside, prioritize family moments, and be your best at work and home without ever having to choose between the two. Tune in to this episode to hear just how to do that.

Quotables

  • No shame in taking a break to rejuvenate
  • There’s a fine line between pushing yourself to be better and overdoing it
  • Its important to check your MO
  • Your kids don’t need the worst of you and you don’t need to drag your potential and effectiveness below empty
  • Family is forever
  • Prioritize the moments when you might it appropriate to step off the job and only commit to those few times
  • It’s a sign of integrity to have your priorities in order as long as you don’t abuse the opportunities

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I am an educator of almost a decade, passionate about cultivating talent in aspiring and new teachers through practical tips and strategies. My blog, book, and podcast are geared towards empowering teachers to enter the profession and stay there due to the advice and encouragement I provide. We have a real need in our nation for strong leaders in classrooms, and I believe its my calling and duty to coach teachers to achieve and maintain best teaching practices in order to drive the growth and success of our students in and outside the classroom.