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Quit your day job: become an Uber driver.

Sometimes I fantasise about having a career change. Sure, I love teaching and mothering, but occasionally I dream of becoming....... an Uber driver.Why on EARTH?!?!Well, I've been reading a lot about side-hustles lately. I feel my current skill set is perfectly aligned with the job. After all, I practically drive an underage Uber now, only I… Continue reading Quit your day job: become an Uber driver.

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Conversations With Strangers: The first-date question that changed my life.

Do you like kids? Yep. Do you? Yep. Good. It should have been no surprise to anyone that we both liked kids. We're both teachers. We first met in a computer lab at university where we were both studying to become teachers. And although a platonic, fairly distant (like, as in,¬†long-haul-international-flight-distant)¬†friendship developed over the following… Continue reading Conversations With Strangers: The first-date question that changed my life.

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Up-cycled change table craft trolley.

In my first year of teaching I was assigned a Grade One class. It was a new class, as the school had grown, and I was allocated a budget for new resources to deck out my classroom. I soon discovered that educational resources are expensive! As I flicked through my SDS (State Distributory Service as… Continue reading Up-cycled change table craft trolley.