Even though March Slice of Life is over (where you write for 30 days straight), it really sparked my writing! I want to keep going every day for a bit 🙂 The children I nanny for used to my Volkswagen … Continue reading Kids Know Best
We have secret pal’s at my school between the teachers and every month you buy them a small something. We fill out a survey at the beginning of the year with some questions about yourself (favorite food, candy, coffee, movie, … Continue reading (March SOL) Secret Pal Success!
Over this past weekend, Nathan’s mom was in town. She is also a teacher and was telling us her schedule for the morning. She gets up at 445..! Nathan and I instantly were like “ugh…how do you get out of … Continue reading (March SOL) Positivity = productivity
Tomorrow we are off to the zoo! The students were assigned an animal, and we will be doing research while we are there. BUT it is also going to be behind the scenes because one of our families knows people … Continue reading (March SOL) Field trip fun!
Right now, I am currently having a dilemma at my work – whether to stay in the wonderful environment as an assistant teacher or move to another school in order to become a regular elementary teacher. It is so tough … Continue reading (March SOL) School or success?
The school that Sasha (not her name) goes to has beautiful murals all over the buildings! It is through a community project I believe, or maybe a coworker is an amazing painter and decided to make the school prettier. One … Continue reading (March SOL) Admiring Art
“How do you snap?” asked Sasha (not her real name) “Well you put your thumb and second finger together, and move them quickly like this” I responded She then attempted it and it barely made a sound. “You want to … Continue reading (March SOL) Inspiring Moment!
When I was a child, you couldn’t pay me to pick up a book and actually read for enjoyment! But as an adult, I do like to sit down and relax with a book – when working at the daycare, … Continue reading (March SOL) Reconnecting with reading…trying!
With my long commute (over an hour, sometimes two!) across town in the mornings and home, I decided to listen to podcasts last year. I was … Continue reading (March SOL) Podcasts igniting my mind
“Who knew raising children was hard?!” “I sure didn’t as a teacher and after school nanny!” Said no one ever.. I could always see how difficult and taxing having a job and being a parent can be from observing the … Continue reading (March SOL) Easy, breezy beautiful…children