Martee Rodi - Momoirist

My heart is on my sleeve. I am a mom of 6 (ages 10-21). I teach special ed kindergarten and first grade In Atlanta, GA. I wear two loopy ponytails. One of my talents is making nothing look like something. Here I go- my first blog.

New Years Day 2022

Arabia Mountain days are like our former beach days. Time gets away from us and nature takes over the fast track and replaces the worries with velvety moss and reflections rippling. What if this is it? The units of measurement for this new year of 2022. How many ripples does your rock make? How many […]


Science and Anorexia

I read this article last night and cried – bawled my eyes out. I am dying for everyone to know what I read. I need everyone to believe that Addy’s anorexia and the anorexia that becomes a monster in the brain of people with anorexia is real and biological. Anorexia is not cultural. Culture and […]


Go to the Beach

Never let them tell you it is too cold. Aunt Amanda gave Mim a wearable blanket for her birthday and Mim rarely takes it off. Cutest Miss Claus I have ever seen. We came to my mom’s in Hilton Head for Thanksgiving. George, Mim, and I are taking advantage of the whole week. Linus is […]



Again for those in the nose bleed section, watch Ted Lasso. It will make you feel better. And when you develop a crush on Jason Sudeikis read the GQ article. I am definitely including one of the images from the magazine in my hallway decoupage project. (to be explained in an upcoming blog post). Are […]



I have watched enough Chicago Med to know that this is a panic attack, not a heart attack. I feel awful- my right side of my chest hurts and I have generalized pain. My medicine hasn’t been working lately. I am crying more and I am hurting more physically. Or maybe it has something to […]


Dear IEP team

I wanted to thank you for attending the meeting today. I am still processing what I said, what I heard and what was recommended.I saw it coming when I read the draft but I hoped I was wrong. I saw the indications that Mim was having difficulties in the large group so she was separating […]