Real Life

One Way I Cope with Stress During Hard Times

Moving is NO JOKE. I had read about moving being one of the most traumatic experiences a person could have… and being on the other side of it- I believe it. I was talking to a friend of mine recently and she said “I think…

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…