This post is sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association Know what I've realized as my kids get older? The baby days were a breeze. Oh yes, I said it. A BREEZE. Give me permanent exhaustion and sore nipples over kids' soccer concussions and free-will any day. I much prefer to keep my ... » Learn More about Hard But Necessary: Talking About Fire Prevention
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I taught online English for five years before switching to my current role as a virtual Academic Mentor. I work with kiddos from different parts of the country, striving to keep them engaged in their online learning, and supporting them on their way to their diploma. It's a worthwhile job and I ... » Learn More about WittyWe: Supplemental Resources for Any Classroom
My husband and I are both afflicted with Do-It-All-itis. I think the dictionary defines this syndrome as: "An inability to turn down new opportunities. See also: Losing our minds." Between the two of us, I think we have seven jobs. SEVEN. Why?! Because these jobs are connections to the things and ... » Learn More about This is What My Self-Care Looks Like
If money were as bountiful as my three-year-old’s dinner-time tantrums, I would pay someone to perform the tedious tasks otherwise assigned as Mom’s Responsibilities. Someone else can do the meal planning, shopping, and cooking. It’d be awesome if that someone else would also do the dishes, but I’m ... » Learn More about I’ve Found the Holy Grail of Cleaning Supplies
Upon the close of their first full week back to school, I asked my kiddos the typical Mom questions: What's one new thing you learned so far? Who did you play with at recess? What do you think your favorite subject will be this year? How long do we have until all that fundraising paperwork ... » Learn More about Tales of a Second Grade Anti-Typist