Category: Family


It makes kids squeal with delight and without fail, run as fast as they can into the wide open arms of possibility.  (You have to see a group of first graders tear out into the school yard the second rings, …

Ms. Sumra vs. Motherhood

With just one week left before I officially head back into work (and a few days before my daughter turns one), I can’t help but feel nostalgic about this epic last year. Before having a baby I was feeling mighty …


(images via Instagram) *Two years ago:  The Beginning *Three years ago:  The Kissing Hand *Four years ago:  Goodbye and Hello

Baby Abbey

On the morning of October tenth, our sweet baby girl was born. This is Abbey Luetta Noor. And we are in love.



Still Here

Hello, again. I realize it’s been a while since I’ve posted. It’s actually been a while since I’ve done a lot of things.  Not to say that we haven’t been busy in the classroom, or that the kids haven’t been …