This is a book review of Post-Partum: From Shattered to Sane by Lauren Cecora. I received this book at no cost in exchange for a fair, honest, and truthful review. All opinions expressed are my own. There are links to the product reviewed and the services provided by Lauren Cecora. I receive no compensation for […]
Let me tell you a secret: I’m a teacher who HATES giving final grades. I can see the smirks already. Yeah, right, she hates giving grades… Hear me out, though.
Want to know why your sick kid should stay home? Here are 3 totally true reasons why:
Can we talk about those “must have” gifts for the holiday season? You know, the ones that EVERYONE HAS TO HAVE OR CHRISTMAS IS RUINED FOREVER!!!!!!!!! I would like to make a suggestion: please stop it with the crazy.
Military Spouse: person married to a service member; doer of all the things: cooking, cleaning, childcare, pet care, emergency home repairs, waiting; superhero.You, yes you, are amazing. You do it all, sometimes gracefully and other times not so much. Occasionally, you need some help. But stuff gets done. You support your spouse, near or far, […]
So, Valentine’s Day is this weekend. And if your child is part of the PK-5 set, chances are that there will be a class “celebration” on Friday. Can I make a plea? Skip the Valentine’s Day candy, please!
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This is what it feels like when people complain about “small” things: a particular book, a seating arrangement, one problem on a homework assignment, or have too much/too little homework. Tell me what you think…
Today marks the start of Black History Month. We have an awesome opportunity as teachers and parents to highlight the achievements of African Americans this month, and help teach our children that people are people, regardless of skin tone or ethnicity. In this world, we should NEVER miss an opportunity to teach acceptance and tolerance […]
However, first things first. It’s time for some New Year’s Resolutions, teacher style.
So, here are this teacher’s New Year’s Resolutions:
This is what THIS teacher wants for Christmas. What’s on your list?
We need to start teaching peace. And we need to start now.
Your kid: a)puked last night, b)puked this morning, c)had the runs in the last 24 hours, d)has pink eye, e)is running a fever over 100ºF, or f)has a serious case of the sniffles, a sore throat, or a crazy cough.
Gosh! Don’t they know they don’t have time to be sick! You’ve got stuff do to!
The thing I am most tired of is the live shooter drill training. Every year that I have been a teacher, I have needed to gather my students into the most concealed corner of the classroom. I have had to choke down my own dread and my own tears of fear in order to comfort my students, my children, little boys and girls who should NOT have to think about safety at school in this way.
Treat your precious child just like every other child. Don’t hover too much, don’t butt in too often. be watchful, but let your child be a child. They, and the money you won’t spend on therapy later in life, will thank you.