Teaching two grades ensures that my days are always different. These students have so much energy and life in them that it makes each day an adventure. Each day I go to school exhausted and wishing I was in my bed still and then I hear the first little voice yell, “MISS TAYLOR,” as they come running at me and I’m so happy to be at school.
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Growing up in Nebraska, the Christmas season is always cold….very cold! So, in Honduras, I usually forget that it is even December, let alone Christmastime. Yesterday it was 89 degrees—not very wintery! However, the families that we work with go above and beyond to make us feel loved during this season (and always).
After just a few months into my first year as the fourth grade teacher at Amigos de Jesus (ADJ), I knew I would be back for round two.
I have always enjoyed Thanksgiving as a day dedicated to gathering with family and friends and eating massive amounts of amazing food. Each year I value more and more the opportunity to come together and celebrate one another as well as the effort it takes from all parties to make this day a priority.