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Finding Balance | How Do You Find Balance with Teaching and Having a Blog? (and a sale!)

We recently did a question and answer session on the blog where you all got to ask questions and I gave the answers. There are some questions that I get asked often and one of them is about balance. Everyone wants to know how I…

Why We Decided To Move

We’re moving! Sometimes it feels like just as much a shock to us as to anyone else- because it all happened so fast… kind of. We have been wanting a change with our house for a LONG time (aka the reason for all of these…

Best Children’s Books of 2019

The funny thing about books is that no two readers (or people) are the same. Some books resonate and some don’t, but luckily I have my own opinions as a teacher, along with those of my 25 fifth graders behind me. I published a mid-year…

How I Survive Back to School Season

Back to school is underway and that means packing lunches, homemade coffee and barely (if I can help it) getting dressed on weekends. September is in full-effect and it takes a little while to be adjusted to the swing of things. I’ve got the answers…