Whitney Fisch is a social worker and middle school counselor. She also runs the all-the-time food and some-of-the-time parent blog,Jewhungry (jewhungry.wordpress.com). She lives with her husband and 11 month old daughter in Miami, FL.
Welcome to yet another school year!
Congratulations on setting your student up for success. I’ve wandered the halls and sat in on classes the first couple days of school and your…students are all well-equipped and appear to be ready for the school year. I’ve seen highlighters being used, homework assignments being filed away in binders, and chandeliers hanging in lockers, which is a very classy touch, I might add. >> Read More
There are two things I know to be absolutely true since becoming a parent: 1. There are LOTS of activities one can do with only one hand that I otherwise would have never thought possible (the other…occupied by a baby, of course) and 2. Self-care is not selfish; it's necessary. As a student in social work school I learned about childhood development. I learned how everyone's "lens" is unique and valid. I also learned that as a social worker, you will be asked to give and give and if you do… >> Read More