A Holiday Gift Guide: Because Teachers Have Enough Coffee Cups

I feel as though there‚Äôs an issue floating around during the holidays and I need to address it. Teacher gifts. My friend Laura and I attended our annual holiday craft fair only to realize that crafters were advertising their items … Read More

I Hate August

Last night I went to dinner and when the waitress asked me what I wanted to drink I couldn’t answer her. I just sat there with a blank look on my face. She wasn’t sure what to do with me … Read More

On the eve of the last week of school.

4 alarm clocks. That is all that stands between me and the end of the school year. 4 long, slow going days. The to do list keeps growing and students keep showing up every day. There’s lots to do and … Read More

Standardized Candy

Here’s to you discounted Easter candy, I bought you as a reward for my students weathering the spring storm of standardized test. You seem like such a small offering for the torture their minds go through. I’d take them all … Read More

Why we don’t want your stupid cup cake

Listen up moms of little ones….. We don’t want your stupid cupcake. Please don’t take this personally. We (educators of the little minds) just don’t want your precious birthday cupcake in our class and here’s why: 1. I have 27 … Read More