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Another semester passes...

As much as I enjoy getting up in the morning and teaching 150 college freshman, the end of the semester is enough to make me break out into song. I usually feel a little sadness that another class has come and gone. Some of them I might have moved in some way, some will never think of me again. Some I will miss, some I will not.

Now don't get me wrong, I do love my job. I also love most of my students. This semester has been one that has been full of large attitudes and even bigger egos. I knew teaching in Camden wouldn't be easy, but some classes are worse than others. One of my classes is made of 35 college freshman, most of whom I doubt will make it to their second year. I cannot fault the students themselves because they were never taught to learn. I took for granted how important the early years of my education were. All you have to do is read the writing of a person who is the product of the Camden school system and you will know what I mean. I can usually take this fact, but this in addition to a class of students who really don't want to be there is torture. This is a semester that I pray ends quickly and quietly.

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Over 8 years we have struggled through 3 IUI's, 6 rounds of IVF, several RE's, hundreds of appointments and the loss of three little angels. Now we find ourselves the proud parents of two perfect little girls and a wonderful little boy!!

Both of our girls struggle with some disabilities but that won't keep us down. Each day has it's own brand of insanity but we love it. Most days I am more monkey wrangler than mother but I do the best I can. Todays goal - getting to tomorrow.

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