To You This Looks Like A Hairbrush…

I have been thinking so much lately about what my own personal children are absorbing from me during this time. Spending 24/7 together playing and working and learning and being a family is one of the most precious and most pressure filled experiences we have had as a family. They are…

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How Are You?

So, how are you? Really... how are you holding up? It is all I really care to know these days. And I am not asking in that "just to be polite and make conversation" kind of way. I am dying to know how people, especially the ones I love the most,…

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My Heart Is Full Today

How a Google Hangout/Stuffie Party with our kindergarten learners has filled my cup... Going into week 3 of kindergarten home learning (or as A.J. Juliani calls it in this blog "emergency remote learning") has had its ups and downs. Today? It was all up. I got to plan and take part…

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Kindergarten Weekly Home Learning Activities Week 3

Thank you so much for the feedback on the Kindergarten Weekly Home Learning grids that my amazing co worker Sandra and I have been creating each week. We are blown away by the gratitude and appreciation we have been given. This weekly grid has been a wonderful way to connect to…

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Kindergarten Weekly Home Learning Activities

Thank you so much for the feedback on the Kindergarten Weekly Home Learning grids that my amazing co worker Sandra and I have been creating each week. We are blown away by the gratitude and appreciation we have been given. This weekly grid has been a wonderful way to connect to…

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I Made A List Today…

A blog from 2017 that still rings true today. In the midst of a pandemic, it is time for me to focus on my list and remember that I am not alone during this very lonely time. Who is on your list? I remember being in junior high and making a…

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If We Had Been Quarantined In The 80’s

My mom. My hero. Who I strive to be. It doesn't escape me how lucky I am to have her right now. During this unprecedented, anxious, challenging time, she checks in on me every. single. day. (and honestly, checks in every day despite a pandemic!) to make sure I am managing…

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“I Just Want To Laugh Mama”

What a week. So much emotion. So many unknowns. So much on our minds. It was announced yesterday that schools in Alberta would be closed to learners starting today (Monday) and that as teacher, I would still be expected to be at work. The educator in me had so much sadness…

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That’s On Me.

You take the good. You take the bad. It really is a fact that life is a ball of good, bad and all kinds of other stuff in between. And as teachers, we can see good, bad and everything in between in the course of one single day (and on some…

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