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Saturday we celebrated Carter’s birthday (yes, I know it is late, but his birthday fell close to Mother’s Day and one simply cannot compete with that when putting together a party). He picked out the snack bags and was put … Continue reading
The day started off rather nicely. Husband had convinced Cody that instead of serving me breakfast in bed this year, toast and coffee would suffice. This would then allow me to have breakfast with all of them around the breakfast … Continue reading
In my classroom there are 31 students. We have seven groups of tables, four groups of four and three groups of five. At various times of the day, I call certain tables to come to turn in papers, come to … Continue reading
Carter turned up his nose at the thought of making our own birthday invitations and instead wanted to go to the store and buy some. We found our invitations and were walking past the rack of cards on our way … Continue reading
Today my youngest turned nine. For some reason I can’t quite explain, this birthday seems heavy. Nine is not really very little. It is not that I want my boys to stay little forever, I am proud of them and … Continue reading
At work today, I had after school bus duty. This basically consists of standing by the buses as the kiddos head out for the day and reminding them to walk, not run, to their bus. As two fourth grade girls … Continue reading
Blooms at the Botanical Garden; a great way to start a Saturday. Boys, bikes, and balls as we head to our neighborhood park; a great way to start a Sunday.
Tonight Carter came home from school very excited to show me his Google Docs. Apparently, today was the first day they set up their Google Drive. Carter showed me his drive in which I could see some documents he had … Continue reading
Today in class my students partner read a passage about John Glenn and then answered questions involving problems and solutions. As I was walked around listening to them read and answer the questions, I noticed a girl and her partner … Continue reading