This Week in Preschool: Week Nine

Well, I did it. I made the biggest blunder of my Preschool career today. It was a simple oversight, I swear! I didn’t mean to encourage rule-breaking! I thought it would be fun! From 8:30 to 8:45 each morning, we take our class across the hall for exercise. Before they set up the tables for … [Read more…]

These Weeks in Preschool 3-8

“Good morning! Good morning! Good morning to you! I’m happy to see you! Good morning to you!” Happy snow day everyone! I’ve been so lazy about updating this, it took a day off of school to get me to the computer. It’s been six weeks since I last posted, and so much has happened! As … [Read more…]

This Week In Preschool: Week Two

God is moving again. This week, the program director was walking through classrooms to check up on children and staff. She came directly to me to say that there will soon be a full time position available, and I should apply for it! Coming in as a substitute, I imagined that it could take a … [Read more…]

This Week In Preschool: Week One

I want to start taking time every week to catalog things that happen in my new job. Being a teacher’s aide in preschool is more fun than I could have imagined! Posts in this category will most likely be interactions with kids(that will go unnamed), events that may have transpired, and other moments I want … [Read more…]

End Date: 11-24-15

I will never not acknowledge God when I see Him working in my life. There are times when I need to be cautious with how I share Him, but I will always share how He is moving in me. He is constantly testing my heart and my will to see if I will follow His … [Read more…]

Dear Hamlet*

Happy birthday. I know I’m a few days late, but I couldn’t write to you then. I wanted this message(should you ever see it) to be constructive correction, not pain-filled ranting. I want you to know that I am pleased with where my life is going and that I wish you all the happiness with … [Read more…]

Feelin’ 22

“It’s miserable and magical…” That Taylor Swift; she knows what she’s talking about. Being a twenty-something is not as easy as I thought it would be when I pictured my life out of high school. Paying bills sucks, responsibility is hard, and growing up is a constant push and pull between who you used to … [Read more…]


Catholics believe that you should confess your sins from time to time. You sit in a room with your priest, sometimes with a privacy screen between(but they know who they’re talking to), and you tell him about the terrible things you’ve said and done until you’ve cleared your conscience. Afterwards, the priest will most likely … [Read more…]

February 12th, 2015, 6:10 am

My car slid on the ice. The next seconds seemed to stretch out and speed up at the same time. Hit the ice. tick, tick, tick I’m spinning out. tick, tick I’m in the other lane. tick, tick Will I run into the snowbank? tick, tick, tick Headlights coming at me. tick, tick My car … [Read more…]


Heeeyyy… Hola! Hi. My name is Mercedes, and I’m not sure where this is going to go. I don’t even know what to write for my first blog post. However, I need a place to share. Facebook is too public, Twitter doesn’t allow enough writing space, and I don’t believe anyone on Tumblr would take … [Read more…]