I am so excited to be partnering with Oxford Momma for a 3 month giveaway of her self care box. Enter for a chance to win a 3 month subscription of the box that includes a "book just for moms, indulgent products, inspirational art, self-care tips, and a monthly printable." June Box at www.oxfordmomma.com Follow… Continue reading Oxford Momma Giveaway
I can admit it! I LOVE play dough. There really is something quite therapeutic about rolling that smooth dough around, pretending to make a pie or the next grand sculpture. I would spend hours at my little table creating masterpieces. I was thrilled when my daughter started to show interest! Play dough (whether store bought… Continue reading Play dough
My daughter loves to sing The Itsy Bitsy Spider. We sing it in the car, at the dinner table, at bedtime and pretty much anywhere else she feels deserves the sweet melodic tune. Recently, after singing the song over 15 times at one sitting, I decided to change it up. "Spider, Spider, where's it going… Continue reading Spider, Spider
I am up to my eyeballs in graduate school assignments right now. In fact, I am taking a much needed break at the moment to share this amazing #tedtalk that my professor assigned. Please enjoy!
Growing up with 2 older brothers, I had my fair share of being the target of jokes and tricks. One particular game that my brothers liked to play with me was 52 card pick up. If you never had the pleasure of playing that game it basically is played by spraying a deck of cards… Continue reading 26 Letter Pick-Up
On Friday, May 19, my students had to shelter in place due to our proximity to Santa Fe High School. It was a pretty scary situation but thankfully, the shelter in place was lifted at 9:30 and we were able to continue with our day. The weekend brought on prayer vigils and thoughts and prayers… Continue reading Kindness in the Classroom
5 great shows that promote literacy for children learning to read.
Dear Small Fry, To me, the STAAR is and will be much more than a grade. It is the process of taking a challenge head on and working through to the end, even when you want to quit. It is the process of doing everything in your power to do what you… Continue reading A Letter To My Students
The love between a mom and her child is special. There is a bond that is indescribable. At my house, bedtime is my special time with K. She and I have a routine that we both miss dearly when I am not able to put her to sleep. We sing some songs, read a book… Continue reading 5 Books for Moms to Share With Their Child
To all of my fellow moms, ladies who are trying to be moms, ladies who have loved and lost their moms, and to the ladies who step up and be moms when they don't have to...thank you so much for all you do!