Snuggle Buggle

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

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Cinnamon Raisin Bagel

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

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Read Aloud is Magical

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

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It’s Sunday (Six Word Slice)

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.

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Saturday, I love you.

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.

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Wind, Wind Came Today (A short and sweet slice to the tune of Rain, Rain, Go Away)

(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)

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Did the tooth fairy forget to stop at your house last night?

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?

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