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
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
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
Be honest: what's the first thing you do when you or someone you love develops a weird rash? Has a high fever? Bumps his head and may have/may not have/probably doesn't have a concussion? You take to the Internets, right?! More specifically, to WebMD. We all rely on WebMD's wealth of information, ... » Learn More about fit4Schools & a Sweepstakes for Teachers
When my husband and I first started dating, his sweet mother made an earnest attempt to get to know me. We shared many a'conversation over yummy dinners and hung out in the stands of countless baseball games. After an abundance of time together, she eventually smiled at me and said, "You're one of ... » Learn More about Calling All Girls: Let’s Get STEM-Y!