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This past week was hectic. Between working more hours than I care to admit, spending at least another 10 hours working with 2 of my boys on homeschooling, and waking up during the night for crying babies, I was exhausted by Saturday. 372 more words


Another School Year Complete

It is hard to believe, but, yes, we are at the close of yet another school year. These months have seemed to have just flown by and almost with a sort of a vengeance about it, the harder the students worked, the faster the days passed. 406 more words

Exceptional Education

What I Learned in 2014/2015

Shout out to Sam G., who tagged me in her recent blog post! You have motivated me to write, lady. Please check out her blog–it has some great ideas that I’ve totally “borrowed!” 931 more words

Staying Sane While Teaching

End of School Year Deluge of Work

Each June, I know it’s coming.

At the end of each school year piles and piles of work get sent home. Folders. Paperclips. Cute stuff. Stupid stuff (why did  you send this home, o’ teacher, WHY?!?!). 536 more words


The Wonderful Weirdness of Kids

One of my favourite things about this time of year, is going through the things the kids bring home from school. I have gotten more ruthless since the days of keeping every scribble from the precious first-born but their school copies are always keepers. 306 more words

End of School Year Teacher Gifts

Little Miss officially graduates from Kindergarten tomorrow. All of the teachers and teachers assistants put in a lot of hard work, passion and hours into providing a safe and educational atmosphere for the students. 67 more words


A Farewell

The following poem was written by yours truly exactly five years ago. You may not believe this, but if you’re a teacher who loves this job, no, not a job, but a vocation, then the end of school year (once the paperwork settles down and you remember your students’ faces)… aaah, the end of school year is a bitter-sweet symphony of joy, exhaustion and melancholy. 348 more words

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