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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Teacher Week 2014 :: Where Tuesday


I have been teaching for 18 years {gasp! - How did that happen?}, and am blessed to have been in a private/Christian school for all of that.  I started off teaching in Texas where I grew up.  God bless Texas!  But, I have been in Michigan for the last 15 years.  

For me, the biggest adjustment to teaching in Michigan was those ridiculous snow clothes.  I know they are a necessary evil.  But come on, people…have you ever tried to get 16 kids ready to go outside in the snow all by yourself?  The first time I did it, I was a sweaty hot mess by the time it was all said and done.  So of course, I had to come up with a plan and system.  Now we rock it out by the third or fourth day.  Gotta love systems!

Monday, August 18, 2014

Teacher Week 2014 :: WHO Monday



It is CRAZY, but today was our first day of school.  I will do some different B2S posts, but for now I'm linking up with Blog Hoppin' with Teacher Week 2014.  Here are some WHO questions and answers about me.  

Adores:  My God, my husband, and my two sweet girls
Loves: Teaching and scrapbooking/stamping
Hate:  Mosquitoes!
Can't do: Play sports that involve a racquet or club
Can do: Crafty paper things and Jazzercise…but not at the same time
Teaching: 18th year {gasp!} teaching 1st grade, Kindergarten, or Elementary Principal
Favorite Food:  A LOT - I really do like food.  
Favorite Drink: Mocha, Dr. Pepper, Coke - unfortunately nothing super healthy
Favorite Teaching Website: for now, Teachers Pay Teachers and Pinterest
Favorite Website:  Oh, already said that…Pinterest