Personal Narrative: Why Now?

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Why now?

One evening, I was helping my eleven year old son with his homework. We began to speak about how much school is important and how you have to do your best in order to succeed in life. He looked up and asked "mom why didn't you ever finish your school?" That was an excellent question and got me thinking.

Fourteen years ago, I was enrolled in the Early Childhood Program at Hudson Valley Community College while being a mother to my two year old daughter and wife. As a child, my dream was to become an elementary teacher but as time went by that changed. I knew I loved encountering with children but when I was doing my student teaching at the placements, I became unsure. Did I really want to be in a classroom setting?

I was still determined

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