How to Stay Healthy When You’re Around Kids 24/7

There are a few things certain in this world- sunrise, sunset, and the fact that New York winters bring germs and sickness in an elementary school classroom. Over the years I’ve tried so many things to stay healthy, but recently I’ve finally gotten a routine…

Your Guide to It Cosmetics Foundation | Which Formula is Right for You?

It Cosmetics CC Cream is always a favorite when it comes to foundation. It kind of does it all. It is skincare meets foundation and takes the place of as many steps as you want it to. When I use It Cosmetic’s CC Cream I…

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…

The Perfect Top for Work or the Weekend

There is nothing I love more than versatility. Since I started teaching I have really paired down my wardrobe and made sure that when I buy things, they can be worn pretty much anywhere. This post was created in collaboration with Nordstrom, all opinions are…

The Most Versatile Winter Staple for Your Closet

Winter is upon us and I am all about adding winter staples to my closet that are perfect for anything. Cozy finds that are just as great for work as they are the weekend is where my shopping takes me these days and I stumbled…