One of my favorite things about when my kids were in elementary school was when they'd bring home little books they made in class. Sometimes there would be things "glued on" that fell off with the slightest jiggle. Other times I wouldn't be able to read what they wrote. But I still loved everything they … Continue reading Earth Day Mini Book
If there is one tenet I have as a teacher, it's the value of communication. Newsletters in email or print form are invaluable. As teachers, we must ensure the families of our kiddos are in the loop when it comes to what we are doing in class. This way, families can help reinforce what we … Continue reading Monthly Newsletter Templates!
I don't know about you, but I'm excited about Valentine's Day next month. Usually it's not really my thing, but this year I'm ready. You might even say I've gotten carried away... Not only does this template have ninety-one slides (yes, 91!) it is also SUPER cute! The mint or tangerine colors might be my … Continue reading Heart-tastic Slideshow Template
I love education. I love planning out lessons to stimulate my students' minds. I love the moment when students and goals merge into one well educated successful outcome - I love--- Wait a second.... Not every lesson works quite like that. Let's get real people. There's a reason our country is always in a jam … Continue reading Morning Menu – Homeschooling on the Fly
I get a lot of emails (I never read) about everything from updates to accounts I never use anymore, to recipes I "must" try, to Pinterest updates and everything in between. One email I actually look forward to though is the Indie Next List. As we all face the weeks ahead, quarantined in our homes... … Continue reading What Are You Reading?
Do you ever feel like one day you'll become the latest headline - "PTA mother of four goes berserk in Target." I'll be honest. Mom-life is no cake walk. It's the equivalent of wrangling a herd of feral cats and trying to teach them the alphabet. I've told my kids, more than once, that I … Continue reading Teacher. Mom. Crazy Lady… How to balance it all.