Did anyone ever wonder what is the most difficult subject to teach children? Grammar. Grammar is by far one of the most challenging tasks I have in my second grade classroom. Why does the English language have so many rules and exceptions to these rules? Why do we need all the different forms of punctuation? It is mind-boggling at times even for me!… Continue reading Bad Grammar- Its Alot Funnyer Then U Thank!
It has been snowing her in Happy Hometown, IL for a couple of days now. It is quite beautiful on the outside. The inside of my house is a whole other story. It is a sight for sore eyes; a disaster of great proportions. Toys everywhere, dishes filling up the sink, filthy kitchen tile, tons of laundry…do… Continue reading Winter break, Christmas break, Holiday break=Lots of Work for Mommy
I cannot believe that it is almost August! That means back-to-school time. That time of year where I have to drag J, Sassafras, and Junior out of bed begrudgingly. Who am I kidding…I am not a morning person either. We have been having so much (hot and rainless) summer fun that I have not even blogged… Continue reading Is it Really Almost August?
That wonderful time of year has arrived again, summer break! It truly love my time off with my own kiddies. I get to give them my undivided attention and get to play endless games or enjoy outdoor activities with them. We also indulge in homemade sno-cones and ice cream and let’s not forget a daily nap… Continue reading Sweet Summertime
Happy Mother’s Day to myself and all the other mammas in this world! Today I get to celebrate with my momma and the hub’s momma, as well as my sweet sister-in-laws and their hubbies. I am very excited to have a family fun day. This year’s family fun day includes fishing and a fish fry. I spent… Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day with love!
Student: “Can I get an ice pack?” Me: “What happened?” Student: ” I have a hangnail.” Me: “No, sorry…ice packs are reserved for the severely injured.” walks away grimacing and wincing in excruciating pain. I just don’t understand our young children today and their need to go to the nurse’s office for every bump or… Continue reading “Can I get an ice pack?”
Summer break is fast approaching and I am busy planning activities to occupy our time off. What does a family of 5 do in this happy hometown you ask? We always participate in the Barnes and Noble summer reading program. We also love to visit the local library to attend their summer presentations and activities.… Continue reading Our summer fun list