I Lost My Balance This Week

#A2TBalance - Click the STAR to like this post and comment below with your best ideas for keeping balance and not getting lost to the job. September 24, 2021 It's been a busy month. Not just with work and the start of the school year as a teacher, but with life. We have celebrated successes, … Continue reading I Lost My Balance This Week

Summer Reset Series – Part 2 The Home

#A2THomePurge July 15, 2021 Last week I shared with you some tips to reset your classroom by purging items so you can be more efficient, so this week I wanted to share some tips to do something similar with your home. Wait! Before you close this, hear me out. By purging your home in at … Continue reading Summer Reset Series – Part 2 The Home

Hurricane Prep Simplified – With the Planet and Life in Mind

July 1, 2021 I know, hurricane season started a month ago and many have already done their shopping. But some have not, and with a busy storm season already upon us here in the Southeastern U.S., many are just now getting around to it. I like to be prepared for emergencies and natural disasters, but … Continue reading Hurricane Prep Simplified – With the Planet and Life in Mind

Live Like You’re on Vacation – Simplifying Your Wardrobe

June 10, 2021 As a busy mom, daughter and educator that can be a procrastinator, I am always looking for ways to get more done while doing less and to be more efficient, even if only a little bit. So, when seasons started to change and I knew I was teaching all summer again, but … Continue reading Live Like You’re on Vacation – Simplifying Your Wardrobe

Wrapping Up the School Year From Home – Tips for Distance Learners

May 27, 2021 It won't take long, but this quick checklist can save you time later! It has been a long and crazy school year, whether you have been at home or on a campus. For those of you that have been students at home, I thought it might be helpful to share some Teacher … Continue reading Wrapping Up the School Year From Home – Tips for Distance Learners

The Book that Changed my Classroom Discipline Procedures

February 27, 2021 My first teaching job was 6th grade Reading and I had no idea what I was doing.  I had been military, then corporate while I worked through a business degree, but when I realized that life was about making money and not so much helping people and limited how much time I … Continue reading The Book that Changed my Classroom Discipline Procedures

Life Lessons from a Dog: Luna and the Cone

January 22, 2020 Luna and her Cone Luna is our newest family member.  We adopted her in August, a couple of months after our oldest doxie, Angel, passed away.  Molly, our remaining doxie, was quite lonely without her lifelong pal and our 9-year-old son had desperately wanted a dog to be both a cuddle buddy … Continue reading Life Lessons from a Dog: Luna and the Cone

My Goody Box Experience – A review of both thredUP and Stitch Fix

January 18, 2021 I don’t like shopping.  I know, crazy, right?!  Or, maybe it’s more I don’t like hunting.  I had no problem spending money when I would go shopping in my younger years, buying anything that appealed to me that fit both my available balance and my body.  But when I ran out of … Continue reading My Goody Box Experience – A review of both thredUP and Stitch Fix