Blue, Blue Heart (Guest Post by Susan Shea of Phonetic Planet)

My relationship with the Montessori philosophy continues through a new project, Phonetic Planet, which seeks to promote early literacy through engagement with nature. You can find out more about that on our website www.phoneticplanet.org . A portion of our profits is dedicated to literacy-based projects around the world.

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I'm baaaack (to blogging)!

My life looks radically different these days (in some ways anyhow). Since the last time I shared anything in this space, I got engaged, moved, turned 30, left teaching, got married, and started gaining a clearer idea of what I want my life’s work to look like. Whew. I’m learning how to navigate life wearing new and unfamiliar identities: 30-something, wife (oh yes, and that new, hyphenated name), Charlottean (sigh), person who tries to be braver in certain areas of her life despite seemingly insurmountable anxiety and fear, etc. I am still in the midst of trying to decide what freedom looks like in the context of my own life, both personally and professionally.

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