Tag: Teaching

  • Of Mothers and Air Traffic Controllers

    Of Mothers and Air Traffic Controllers

      by Erika Tellier-Angley When asked to write about motherhood, a million and one thoughts came to mind. Do I write about the circus act of being a working mom? Do I write about being a working  mother of a child on the autism spectrum? Or do I write about the anxieties and exhaustion that […]

  • How I Made It to The FilAm’s “A Collection of Memorable Personal Essays for 2014”

    How I Made It to The FilAm’s “A Collection of Memorable Personal Essays for 2014”

    Photo: “A Drop of Trust” by Dupz Escatron Ravelo by Mayette Timblaco Geraldino Cristina DC Pastor, the founding editor of The FilAm – a magazine for Filipino Americans in New York, has been instrumental in rekindling my love for writing. I still don’t know what convinced her that I could write. I didn’t tell anyone of my […]

  • God is Raining on You, Son!

    God is Raining on You, Son!

    by Peter Lopez Four years ago I started this new career in teaching. Four years ago I was beautiful. I had not one grey hair on my face. I didn’t have these bags under my eyes or this line across my forehead. I know. You are looking at me and you are asking: “What happened, man?” […]

  • When teachers dance…

    When teachers dance…

    How does a New York City teacher make it through the tough job of educating the “least, lost, and last children in high-risk schools?” Find out at Celebrating thanksgiving with NYC’s brightest and their family. This article is also published at The FilAm.net.