State testing started this week at school. It is quite possibly my least favorite time of year…everyone is at a high level of stress, DATA becomes a “four letter word”, and kids are ready to burst into tears at any given moment because the pressure they feel is real. It’s all just a little too much.
When life gets hectic, I make caramel. I’m sure this sounds counter intuitive, because let’s face it, caramel has this bad reputation for being a bit of a pain in the neck to make(among other body parts, if you catch what I’m saying.) It’s a little high maintenance, at best. Yet, for me, it works. Continue reading