Anne Frances MacDonald

Anne Frances MacDonald
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Anne Frances MacDonald is a Special Education Teacher for the Escambia County School District. Prior to becoming a teacher ten years ago, she worked in the mental health field and foster care system. Working with kids is her passion that has allowed her to support the community through education, social work, and coaching her son’s soccer team. She has been married for twelve years and has two boys, ages seven and six, both who keep her busy. As a working mother, she has many roles. In the last year, she has added writer to her list, completing her first novel, A Lost Woman. Throughout her career, she has always been dedicated to supporting others and her community.

Surviving E-learning … well, trying…

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Tis’ the season for another round of e-learning … Probably not what most of you mammas wanted or expected this holiday season. Unfortunately, virtual education requires us as parents to play a more active...

Lost Memories of a Pandemic

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As 2020 begins to come to a close, I can’t help but think of the lost memories over the last eight months in which our country has been in the fierce, painful grip of...

School is Okay

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Last year I walked my son to his kindergarten class on the first day of school. Our fingers curled tightly together as we both felt anxious. As we approached the door, I could feel...

Trapped Behind ADHD

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Attention-Deficit/Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) impacts a person’s ability to focus, control emotions, and control impulsive behavior. Check, check, and check. My son, almost eight years old, was given this diagnosis when he was six years old. Many...

The Beauty Found in Crisis Mode

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I am currently living through a "Coronacane" (that’s a pandemic mixed with a hurricane - trust me, it’s not a drink you want). After months of being isolated in our homes, which in retrospect is...

Call to Arms: Returning to School

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As we reach the pinnacle of this pandemic, both in physical sickness and mental exhaustion, a new debate is forming. Should our children return to school, even with the growing health risk? Should we even...