Free Book At Barnes and Noble

It’s that time of year again! Luckily for us our Barnes and Noble is back in business after being wiped out by a rare tornado last year. Your child can read 8 books to earn a free book this summer. … Continue reading →

Why the End is So Bitter Sweet…

The countdown started at day one, only 179 more days of school to go. In all seriousness, the last 30 we really count down. The flowers are blooming, the air is finally warmer, the spring sports are running late and … Continue reading →

Why So Many Mothers May Rather Skip Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day can really suck, so much so you want to skip right over it. I’m not denying it’s wonderful to get beautiful homemade gifts, breakfast in bed, that fluffy new robe you’d been asking for… We deserve this special … Continue reading →

May 7th Chipotle Buy One Get One For Educators

Happy Teacher’s Appreciation! In a job that pays bonuses in hugs, thank yous, and the occasional super rewarding extra bathroom break … it’s nice to get such a delicious reward offer. Tomorrow only, educators/para educators get a buy one get … Continue reading →

It’s More than Worried

Kevin Henkes writes one of my favorite children’s books, Wemberly Worried which is about a little mouse who worries just about everything.  When I think of nervous children, I think about Wemberly.  This week was our state testing, which took … Continue reading →

20% Off and Free Shipping Dr. Scholls Shoes

Let me be honest about something, in my life comfort will beat out style every day of the week.  I am on my feet all day at work and want a shoe that is at least somewhat stylish, but that … Continue reading →

Steal of the Day- Phibians

Check our the great deal on these Stride Rite Phibians. Great shoes for your active creek stomper! Today only!! … Continue reading →

The Struggle Breaks Me

And there we sat for a half hour trying to calm down and recover from the pain.  A few friends had commented on how easy a bit of schoolwork of my daughter’s was and she felt it was difficult.  She … Continue reading →

And Sometimes We Eat McDonalds

To say that the past week has been busy is an understatement. I seem to be not catching a break anywhere. It’s been piles of paperwork at school, appointments, and loads of lacrosse. Somehow this year the kids’ schedules have … Continue reading →

Why is Monday Their Favorite Day?

As you may know already, I am back to teaching special education at our local school district.  This week in Math, I was reteaching bar graphing and used an activity that surveyed the students to determine their favorite day of … Continue reading →