A local magazine sent out an email with an insiders view into their August publication. Inside the August issue an article jumped out from the page and made me stop and stare in disbelief. The title of this article is disappointing. The title alone indicates that this is written for the “cool kids”, which in… Continue reading Who are the Cool Kids?
This Mother’s Day I was quickly reminded that my boys are watching my actions, they hear my words, and most importantly they remember how I make them feel. Sunday, May 12, 2019 I officially celebrated my second Mother’s Day with my little family. I thank God daily for the gift of being a mom and… Continue reading Mom, Mommy, Aunt… Is it the name that really matters?
Tips for helping your child complete projects that may seem overwhelming and impossible at first. Jackson loves the book, Pete the Cat Play Ball, which is why he chose this Pete the Cat book to be the subject of his pumpkin character book report for school. When the project directions came home I was immediately… Continue reading Pete the Cat Play Ball Pumpkin Book Report
The Dot A review of the book, The Dot, by Peter H. Reynolds with stories of how the beautiful lessons from the pages of this book have positively impacted our lives. Thursday, September 13, 2018 was International Dot Day at my boys school in honor of the book, The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds.… Continue reading International Dot Day
“The days are long but the years are short!” As I was cleaning up a few items in my little boy’s room on Sunday I looked up and saw all of his dress up costumes and superhero capes. I sat down in the middle of the floor and was overcome with emotions as I began… Continue reading Boys to Men
Colors are Meant for Art and Creativity, Not a Way to Manage Behavior in a Classroom An Inside View Into the Negative Impact of Color Charts I have been contemplating writing this post about color charts for quite some time. Its message is rooted deep in my heart as a teacher and as a mom… Continue reading Back to School