Wondering what to write about at 9:03 pm Remembering the tiny events of the day Indecisiveness ensues Time ticks by as I contemplate a topic Eventually I’ll think of something… right? 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


Mindfulness is important for me and so it has become a staple in our everyday classroom routine. 20 minutes of silence (our best attempt) in a first grade classroom is extremely calming. Especially this year… my first year… in a pandemic. I always encourage the kids to really be present and ask themselves what they’re…… Continue reading Untitled

A Cheeky Thankful Thursday

In my classroom, every Thursday is “Thankful Thursday.” Many of the answers are similar from week to week while some are unique and a little cheeky… “Good morning, friends! Today is Thankful Thursday and I’m wondering what you’re thankful for today. Who would like to share?” E: “For everything.” M: “My mom and dad” C:…… Continue reading A Cheeky Thankful Thursday

Adulting is Hard

Adulting is hard I’ve been renting an apartment with my boyfriend for over 5 years now but we are ready to take the next step. We’ve been house hunting for a month or so now and WOW is it taxing… who knew it could be so emotional? Adulting is hard. Speaking of my boyfriend… the…… Continue reading Adulting is Hard

Vaccination Day

11:25: I’m fifteen minutes early- perfect 11:27: *goes through a maze of hallways to get to the vaccination site* 11:28: “If you follow me, I’ll take you to where you’ll get your vaccine.” *heart starts to race* 11:30: “Have a seat at Table D. She will take care of you.” *adrenaline starts running through my…… Continue reading Vaccination Day

Part of Your World

Mingus likes to hang out on our balcony and stare in the window. He’s seldom left our apartment, so being outside is miraculous to him. He inspired my slice today as I questioned what must be going through his mind on the outside looking in… Look at this stuff. Isn’t it neat? Wouldn’t you think…… Continue reading Part of Your World

Today I’m Celebrating

Today I’m celebrating Waking up to sunlight instead of an alarm Today I’m celebrating Two year old giggles and water balloons Today I’m celebrating Getting the COVID vaccine on Sunday Today I’m celebrating Wine, bento boxes, laughs and small bathrooms Today I’m celebrating The first day of spring break Part of Slice of Life by…… Continue reading Today I’m Celebrating