Part of Slice of Life by Two Writing Teachers Thanks for stopping by! Bedtime with young kids can be tough.I thought as they got older, it would get easier.In some ways it has, and in other ways it has not.If this were a confession slice, I might even confess that it’s the hardest, sometimes most dreaded part of…… Continue reading Snuggle Buggle
Grief is a weird thingIt shows up, unexpectedLike when you’re walking down the grocery aisle at the storeAnd you spot cinnamon raisin bagelsAnd you think to yourselfMmm those look goodI bet they’re not as a good as a NYC bagelA freshly made that morning bagelA bagel I usually eat with…Grief is a weird thingIt shows…… Continue reading Cinnamon Raisin Bagel
There is something magical about having a shared reading experience as a class. It pulls us closer together as a community. It helps us think more deeply and consider new perspectives. It helps activate our thinking. It helps us make connections with ourselves and the larger world. Read Aloud is magical. For instance, when you…… Continue reading Read Aloud is Magical
When I woke up this morning, it felt like a Monday. You know, the I-don’t-want-to-get-out-of-bed kind of Monday. The kind of Monday where you hit your snooze button multiple times–because it’s cold and you’re warm under the blankets and there’s no way it’s really time to get up. And yet, somehow, we were all ready…… Continue reading It’s Monday (Time for the Chicken Nugget Song!)
It’s cold. It’s wet. It’s rainy. Part of Slice of Life by Two Writing Teachers March Slice a Day Challenge! I’m slicing every day this month. Thanks for stopping by.
Part of Slice of Life by Two Writing Teachers March Slice a Day Challenge! I’m slicing every day this month. Thanks for stopping by.
(A short and sweet slice to the tune of Rain, Rain, Go Away) Wind, wind came todayTook out the powerOh what a day!Next, went the internetAnd so we playedSorry remote students,You couldn’t stay Wind, wind came todaySo thankful it’s FridayHip-hip-hooray! Part of Slice of Life by Two Writing Teachers March Slice a Day Challenge! I’m…… Continue reading Wind, Wind Came Today (A short and sweet slice to the tune of Rain, Rain, Go Away)
It’s been a hard week and I’m not really sure why. I have lots to be thankful for–even in the midst of everything that is happening. I feel like this plant is symbolic of my week. On Monday, a student arrived to our classroom with said plant in hand. Attached to the plant was a…… Continue reading An Act of Kindness (Daffodils can help brighten your spirit)
I heard my husband go into her room,Talking to her gently, Trying to get her awake and dressed for the day.And thenAnd thenAnd thenShe quickly flipped over her pillow to findHer toothHer tooth in the baggie from last nightHer toothThe tooth fairy had not stoppedCrap. Crap. Crap.The tooth fairy had not stopped!Crap. Crap. Crap.The look…… Continue reading Did the tooth fairy forget to stop at your house last night?
Part of Slice of Life by Two Writing Teachers March Slice a Day Challenge! I’m slicing every day this month. Thanks for stopping by. This year has been a roller coaster rideWe buckled our seatbelts in Augustas a squeaky microphone shared all of the protocols for our health and safety planWe braced ourselves as our…… Continue reading This year has been a roller coaster ride