Tips and Printables for Terrific and Stress Free Parent Teacher Conferences

Last week was our school’s week for Parent-Teacher Conferences!  I may be alone in this- but I love conference time!  Yes, it’s a LOT of work – especially for 30 or more kiddos as many upper elementary classrooms have- but I love meeting all of the parents and finally feeling like we are all on the same page!  Over the years I have created some Go-To forms for managing conferences, as well as some fun signs and even an activity {Read More}

A Quick, Healthy, Delicious on-the-go lunch for the School Year!

Hey everyone! One of the things I’ve been thinking about recently is getting my diet in order.  It seems like every school year, I have two problems: 1. I never have time to sit and eat well-rounded lunch.  I mean, c’mon.  We all know that every minute of our short lunch period is precious time that is usually spent prepping rather then eating.  I always find myself eating a non-sufficient granola bar while running around my classroom getting things ready {Read More}

Keep a ‘You Time’ Drawer {Freebie}

As teachers we are surrounded all day long by 30 something children.  On any given day, two or three of those students may be needing something, when your principal walks in for an impromptu evaluation, a parent emails you requesting a conference that day, and if your life is anything like mine, you were probably running late to work that day because you couldn’t get your toddler to eat breakfast that morning!  It’s times like these that I take those {Read More}