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Author Archive | Jessica Grubb


What Teachers Are Really Thinking at the End of the School Year

The last few weeks of the school year are taxing for teachers. Endless paperwork, organizing, taking inventory, cleaning, meetings, testing, and creative planning (try keeping a classroom of kiddos who are hungry for summer on-task and engaged – it’s the biggest challenge of the year) can be completely draining. We search diligently for that missing […]

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North Texas Performing Arts STARters Classes for Preschoolers

This post is sponsored by North Texas Performing Arts. All opinions are 100% our own! Finding the right creative program for your preschooler can be a daunting task, especially when you’re faced with a plethora of choices. North Texas Performing Arts, with its 26-year history of teaching students, has the answer. The North Texas Performing […]

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Collin County Non-Profit Spotlight: Mommies in Need

Each month, Collin County Moms Blog features a local non-profit organization that assists moms and/or families in need. We love the opportunity to spotlight how local families can help out through volunteering, donating time or money and more, right in our own community. We try to pick organizations that our contributors know and volunteer for […]

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Read Across America Day—Get Kids to Love Reading!

“How do I get my kids to love reading?” This is a common question that I am often asked as a teacher. Today, March 2, is Dr. Seuss’ birthday, and the day that teachers, librarians, and parents across the country come together to celebrate reading and to motivate children to get excited about literature. We know that children […]

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4 Valentine’s Day Ideas for Kids

Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays to celebrate with my children because I get to be extra corny and over-the-top mushy with them. I love the hearts, the colors, and the cute sayings.  Here are several Valentine’s Day ideas for kids that spread the mushiness and make them feel extra-special! It doesn’t take […]

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Cleaning With Kids: It’s So Easy!

  Step 1: Your kids have greedily finished their mid-morning snack, because they refused to eat the breakfast you prepared (microwaved), and it looks like the lunchroom floor of an elementary cafeteria. It doesn’t matter what they ate: bananas, peanut butter, water—there will be a massive amount of accumulation. Go grab the broom and get […]

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