Things I can do (a really kick @$$ job at): Organizing any notebook Vacuuming and leaving the perfect track of fresh lines in the carpet Teaching multiplication facts Laminating anything that sits still for long enough A day of introverted alone time Making kids laugh at dad jokes Saying "yes" to almost any request made … Continue reading Roller blades, online dates, and perseverance
It's that time of the year again. No, I'm not talking about March Madness. Although, I do highly relate to every team's "survive and advance" motto. Because let's be real, that’s my motto every day of the year. It's the time of the year when I have to sit down and complete report cards for … Continue reading A for Effort.
Around Valentine’s Day you often hear a lot of buzz around "those 3 little words.” It’s safe to assume that people are referring to “I love you.” For me, I often find myself saying those words to a box of chocolate or a Diet Dr.Pepper. However, there are 3 different words that have been more … Continue reading Me Too
“I get up every morning determined to both change the world and have one hell of a good time. Sometimes this makes planning my day difficult” -EB White When I think about my job, I cannot think of another quote that so accurately encapsulates my feelings. Every morning I wake up, sometimes later than others … Continue reading What I Learned the Hard Way
Do you remember when you were younger and you asked for help with something and a parent or teacher quickly came back with "be resourceful" ... 99% of the time I wanted to come back with a BIG eye roll and a fiery "Ugh! Just help me!" I will say that following the initial urge … Continue reading Be Resourceful
There have been so many times that I've learned a new nugget of information and I think to myself "wait, how did I not know that?" ... I think about the time someone introduced me to dry shampoo. WAIT, you are meaning to tell me that there is something out there that can save me … Continue reading You don’t know what you don’t know
My New Years resolution was to start a blog to record all the stories, both serious and funny, from teaching that I don't want to forget. Luckily I've saved lots of pictures of student work - and this will force me to put it all in one place! One thing that I've noticed over the … Continue reading Kids don’t MISS a thing