Video: My Costa Rican Adventure

After weeks of meticulous editing, I am proud to say that the video of my semester in Costa Rica is finally up on YouTube!! The four months I spent in Central America brought with it some of the most indescribably wonderful moments of my life that I’m so happy to be able to share. Pura

Hasta luego, Costa Rica!

COSTA RICA –> USA I knew the day would come that I would be heading home from Costa Rica but it always seemed so far away. It feels like just yesterday that I was packing up my heavy, overstuffed bags and heading to the airport in preparation for this journey. You know what they say;
SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA Another year, another Thanksgiving spent abroad.   

When homesickness hits

SAN JOSÉ, COSTA RICA If you know me at all you know that I’m generally a very happy, upbeat, and positive person. However, just like anyone else, some days are tougher than others when it comes to keeping a smile on my face. I’m not naive enough to think that every day can be all

Exactly where I need to be

SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA You know those days that leave you exhausted to the point where, at the end of the day, you wonder ‘how did I get through that’? Today felt like one of those days. Where I wondered if I was getting myself in over my head but also knew I could handle

Life lessons from little ones

SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA This morning my students didn’t want to listen to me and this afternoon my autistic preschooler bit my belly ring through my shirt and drew blood. So today has included a lot of realizing that not every day as a teacher will be wonderful but it’s those wonderful days, and those
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