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Empty Nest

My husband and I are empty nesters! How did this happen? On January 17, 1992, Jason and I welcomed Tessa Anne to our family. She was perfect!  I had been babysitting since the age of twelve, so I felt very … Continue reading

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Slow Down To Catch Up

As a reading intervention teacher I constantly have to remind myself to slow down so my students can catch up. I have to balance the sense of urgency to bring the students up to grade level in reading, with what … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Plans

I get to begin my reading intervention groups the day after Labor Day! Plans, plans, and more plans. Planning is critical for my students. I need to help them catch up, and get on grade level, as soon as possible. … Continue reading

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Get Moving

I got new running shoes today! I am in no shape or form an athlete. I jog/run, cycle, work out on the elliptical, complete the 30 minute strength circuit, but am not an athlete. So why would I be excited … Continue reading

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Mother/Daughter Day

I have wanted to start a blog for awhile, but never took the first step. As an elementary teacher, I find myself reading other teacher’s blogs and loving the ideas and stories they share. I put off starting my blog … Continue reading

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