December in our Classroom

December in our Classroom

Is there a teacher out there who breezes through December?  If so, I need her tips because December kicks my butt every year.  This year, things seemed to be crazier than normal.  As a Fine Arts magnet school each grade level gets a month each year to showcase what...

Holiday Gift Giving

This time of year I’m always on the hunt for the perfect gift.  I tend to stress about giving gifts because I want them to be perfect.  I want the receiver to know I put a lot of thought into them and I want the gift to be something meaningful to them....
A Look at the First Week {and a half!}

A Look at the First Week {and a half!}

In my area kids normally start school on a Wednesday.  While I like it, and appreciate that the first week isn’t too drawn out and extra exhausting, it does make it a bit difficult.  3 days is not enough time to do all of the getting to know you stuff you want...
Back to School Tips

Back to School Tips

The Back to School season is officially upon us.  I’m joining together with some of my favorite bloggers to give you a bunch of tips to help you sail into the new year smoothly! Maybe it’s because I’ve moved offices or classrooms every single year...
Freebies for the End of the Year

Freebies for the End of the Year

The last few weeks of school have been insanely busy!  On top of the normal end of year stuff, this year my school is closing and so there’s a million packing, moving, starting a new job things that I’m also trying to do.  Then I’ve had a million...
Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day

I wasn’t sure I was going to survive today.  It’s been a crazy busy week and I just didn’t get myself prepared physically or mentally.  As of 5pm last night, when I was finally hitting up Meijer for supplies, I still had no idea how today was going...