There are 3+ million teachers in the U.S and each year thousands of them are nominated for National Teacher of the Year. This year, the four finalist were chosen for their ability to develop the minds and character of their students as well as inspire social awareness.On Tuesday May 3, 2016, during a White House celebration honoring some of the nation’s top educators, President Obama awarded the 2016 National Teacher of the year honor to Jahana Hayes, a social studies teacher at John F. Kennedy High School in Waterbury, Connecticut.
Mother’s Day is a widely celebrated holiday, but as we grow older it seems to get tougher to be creative. As kids, we draw pretty pictures, make thank you cards, and even buy flowers. Once we are older, we are lucky to make the phone call to show our appreciation. However, it doesn’t have to be time consuming or difficult to be creative and show your mom that you love her.
In addition to the extremely busy and daunting lives we live, it’s easy to lose sight of goals and promises we make to ourselves. It may be resolutions or to do lists. It might be a business venture or even God. Maybe you are having trouble with recommitting to your career. It’s no longer January, the time for New Year resolutions is gone. So what about recommitting to yourself and the things you want for yourself.
Okay so who else is crushing on this style? Dr. Kari Williams of Mahogany Revolution in Los Angeles does an amazing job recreating the realness of Lisa Bonet’snatural tresses. I know you’ve seen the images of her work trending all over the internet with