Yo Yo Clothespin Magnets – for Teacher Appreciation

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It’s spring outside, and two of my favorite appreciation celebrations are right around the corner.  Carrie from A Mother’s Shadow and I teamed up to bring you two different takes on a pretty yet practical appreciation gift.  My magnets were made with Teacher Appreciation Week in mind, but can be easily adapted for anyone.  Carrie […]

Don’t Even Try It – A Lesson to Forget

I remember when I was in High School and wanted to transfer to the honors English program the next year.  I loved reading and writing and had ever since I could remember.  A substitute teacher encouraged me to move up after grading our final exams, and so I made an appointment to see the guidance counselor […]

Teacher Appreciation

Teacher appreciation book

One of my favorite things is volunteering in my childrens’ classrooms.  I love the chance to get to know their teachers, their classmates, and above all to see how they fit into their class.  This year I had the opportunity to help with reading and art in my son’s second grade classroom, which gave me […]