As I type this last post for 2017, I am reflecting on everything that has to do with life, love, and teaching. If you think about it, as teachers (for many of us), our life revolves around those three nouns. For this reason, I am writing a letter to 2018 to remind me of the things that are important to me, so that I can Remember... what's important. Dear 2018, I do not know ... Read More about Dear 2018
Have you ever asked children (in any grade level) the following questions? 1. What is a quiet Voice? 2. What is an inside voice? Then all the marvelous little voices begin to "yell" all at the same time; what they think and know a quiet voice is! Yes, this happens to me every year and it doesn't matter how many times we "talk" and I "model" what an inside voice is and sounds like; outside voices ... Read More about Using Whisper Voices or Not!
As I'm writing this post, I'm thinking about how lucky I am, because every year I start school in July! Yes, it "cuts" into my "summer break" but that doesn't bother me, click here if you want to know why I start in July. To top it off, this year is EXTRA special for me because my very own baby girl starts kindergarten. She also happens to be our baby, and has been asking for a whole year (really, ... Read More about The Rules of the Classroom
Happy New Year Friends! This is what I'm currently doing on the first day of the year... Listening to my washer spin as I blog away, I do not know why, but hubby woke up EARLY this morning and is doing laundry! Loving CROSSFIT, exactly a month ago my sister took me with her to a free class and needless to say I fell in love with crossfit, Dear yoga, I will come back.... I ... Read More about 2016 New Year and Blog Hopping Fun!
I'm excited to announce a winter holiday freebie blog hop! In case this is your first time on my blog, my name is Laura, I am a kindergarten teacher in the lovely Southwest, the beautiful desert in New Mexico. Our winters don't get much snow, unless we drive northeast for about an hour and half, then we get to see a beautiful Winter Wonderland! Winter is always full of wonder and awe for me, I'm ... Read More about Winter Wonder Family Memory