Poetry

April is National Poetry Month and who doesn’t love poetry? Especially right now, reading and writing poetry (at least for me) comes as a welcome change to the monotony of current life. With spring, I find myself thinking in haiku, which is why the kids and I will be reading one of my favorite haiku […]

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File Folders

During the first year of my teaching program at the University of Minnesota, we were tasked with creating a file folder game. I don’t recall what my game consisted of (something with rabbits??) and I am sure it wasn’t overly creative, but I had fun making it! Geared toward preschool and lower elementary aged children, […]

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Time For Home School

Although life seems chaotic at the moment, the one thing NOT to panic about is school. Granted, statewide school closures can be problematic and stressful for parents, but know when it comes to curriculum and learning, you got this. As much as the unknown can be scary, I challenge all the parents and caregivers to […]

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Magazine Musings

When you are sick, it’s hard to be extra, let alone even normal. Having caught strep throat, I found myself laid up in bed and all of my projects put on hold. Since I am adult, it took me forever to recover from my illness, but I am back at it and sharing one of […]

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Reading Ruined

Growing up I was a voracious reader. My aunt owned a dance studio, which was right across the street from the local public library. In between classes or while waiting on my sister, I would walk over to the library. I would quickly do my homework and then wander the building, scouring the shelves for […]

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