Growing up, in my house winter time meant my dad’s giant bowl of assorted nuts came out onto the coffee table. I remember as a child sitting next to my dad, eating the nuts he was cracking open. I remember one day I was hounding him about the name of each nut. After telling me… Continue reading What’s in a Name?
Sometimes it’s totally creepy how much the internet knows about me. I blame Google. Every time I open Pinterest, Facebook, or search something, I am bombarded with pregnancy things. All the ads are some doula, breast pump, million dollar baby product, or some high tech contraption that will solve all baby related problems. All the… Continue reading Your Body is Designed for This?
It’s kind of creepy sometimes how one or two simple Google searches can change everything else that pops up in your life. Maybe nothing changed, but I’m just thinking about it, so I notice it. Creepy Big Brother theories aside, I have had a ton of articles pop up in my social media platforms lately.… Continue reading 4 Things to Get Your Child Ready for Kindergarten
There’s a lot going on in the chaos that is the news this week. It’s a lot to take in and manage. In this mess of sound and screaming voices, I have found myself struggling to process all the noise and information. Through this mess, I may have stumbled on an interesting theory of my… Continue reading
I’m apologizing in advanced for this analogy, but it’s the first thing that came to mind when I was thinking about this topic. Extra apologies to any male that is reading this post (especially if it’s my dad that is reading this). If you are a guy, maybe skip past the analogy for the point.… Continue reading The Right Support
This is a continuation of my series on behavior management. Check out the first post here and the second one here. The pre-kindergarten classroom was filled with the dull roar of four year olds at play. My eyes darted around the room, taking in the potential problems and hazards when I heard it: It was… Continue reading Educating Empathy
I’m continuing my series on behavior management this week. Check out the first post here. The breakfast burritos were hot. The eggy cheese and ham filled tortillas were enough to make my mouth water. I looked around the room at the nineteen pairs of eyes eagerly waiting for one of these pockets of joy to… Continue reading Sameness