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Maternity Must-Haves: Game Changers for the Third Trimester

A few months ago, I brought you Surviving the First Trimester: There Is Hope. And now, I’m happy to report that I’m well into the THIRD trimester and counting down the weeks until baby girl gets here! I’m checking off everything on the third trimester bucket list: waddling, endless potty-trips, NOT SLEEPING, snoring, swaying, and “nesting”, […]

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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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2018 Young Writers’ Awards :: Explore Horizons

This post is sponsored by Explore Horizons. All opinions are 100% our own! We’ve talked about how great Explore Horizons is before. Their drive to create fearless learners and their commitment to accessible pricing makes them one of our favorites. I wanted to let y’all know about their annual Young Writers’ Awards competition, going on […]

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STAAR Preparation: Explore Horizons to the Rescue

This post is sponsored by Explore Horizons. All opinions are 100% our own. Standardized tests—let’s talk about ’em. Even before I had kids, I knew standardized tests were a hot-button issue. They’re stressful to students, parents, and teachers alike. If you’re new to the game, here’s a little summary of our current testing situation in […]

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