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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…

Highly Requested: Teacher’s Gift Guide… By a Real Teacher

I got quite a few messages about the best gifts for teachers. I’m happy to take requests and to give you what you want in your gift guides and blog picks to make your holiday shopping easier. I do know though that I can speak…

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…

A Graduation Dress Outfit Idea for Teachers

DRESS (I am wearing a 0, fits TTS) | BAG |SHOES  It’s my first year teaching fifth grade and along with the fun comes the graduation. It is a long morning of photos, speeches, and tears (for everyone else, I’m not a cryer.) I’ve been on the hunt…