What’s your Why?

As a seven year old, I vividly remember my father picking me up from dance class, tension mingled in his throat as he gently brought up the situation happening in my mother’s bathroom that night. “Allie” he said. “As you know, your mother’s treatment has made some of her hair fall out” I did recall …

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"In the Midst" Moments

Last week, I could barely come up for air. I dove directly into Monday with a Plan Day, where we were able to get time off campus to do exactly what makes a teacher successful: plan. We spent the first portion grading essays for data, and then we created and cemented lessons for the rest …

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The Tastiest Chicken Tortilla Soup

The term “basic” does not begin to describe how much I absolutely love fall, guys. The second the chill hits the air, I am switching out my summer wardrobe, breaking out the fall decor, and buying anything that somewhat resembles a pumpkin, tastes like a pumpkin, and smells like a pumpkin. Unfortunately, living in Texas, …

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Prepping for Success (& Our Lunch)

Like many of you, I have a morning routine that kick-starts my day. I wash my face, pick out an outfit, take my dog out, start the coffee and a plethora of other activities that prep my brain for the morning ahead. I have come to the conclusion that I thrive when I have a …

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Who is "The Healthy Teacher?"

Hello friends and family! Welcome to “The Healthy Teacher,” a blog and hopefully a guide to many regarding teaching, health, and raw, unfiltered life. Let me introduce myself… My name is Alexandra Lemm, and even though I am currently residing in East Dallas, I take pride in being born and raised in Austin, Texas- “The …

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