7QT: Summer Fun, Bookmark, Websites and More

- 1 - #Updates - Caleb's still teething. - They might be closing our beloved Splash Pad. - I think I need a new logo. - We're going to a carnival tonight. - My brother's birthday is this weekend! - We bought Cupcakes a backpack (25% on Cartwheel!) because - We might be sending her to preschool! - 2 - Dessert of the Week Ice Cream! I should have taken a picture - we haven't purchased ice cream in forever!  (I had a coupon, haha) - 3 - Beautiful Handmade Bookmark As you know … [Read more...]

Love This Children’s Book App (a Giveaway!)

I don't know if you know this about me, but I love video games. And maps.  When I first opened this app, Farfaria, I was filled with wonder and joy as I hit EXPLORE and saw this:               Things I LOVE about this map: it's a bright and colorful MAP, it has a little lock ness monster with one eye, and an octopus coming out of the water (Cupcakes loves both of those things as well), it has a BEAUTIFUL rainbow over "Mt. Make … [Read more...]

EmbarK¹² to Prepare Your Child for Kindergarten!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of K12, the leader in online education for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Here's a Social Spark post that I really wanted to write for you because I *am* a Kindergarten / Pre-K teacher and all about the education of 4-5 year olds!  So if you have a child around these ages, read on!! Have you heard of EmbarK¹²?  These programs include EmbarK¹² Comprehensive and EmbarK¹² Online that offer a fun, innovative approach to early learning. … [Read more...]

Dressing Projects and other Saturday Laughs

Funny Preschool Quote of the Week 5.) "There's a baby in my tummy named Molly.  She's just playing with rubber duckies in there." - M  I love some of the things 3-year-olds say!  SO classic!!  I have to make a better effort to write them all down! Hilarious Coworkers 4.) I love my coworkers at my new job.  They're pretty much amazing.  I see one of them, Miss Marnie, more than all the others because she's the other preschool teacher and our classes often do things together.  She cracks me … [Read more...]

7 Quick Cupcake Takes

-1- Have a Cupcake! Have you had a tough week?  Sit back, relax and enjoy a cupcake; they make everything better.  It's on me.  ;-)  This was my first week back to work in about a year so I would LOVE a cupcake.  Here are 7 Quick Cupcake Takes.  Enjoy.  Can this count as the first one? -2- Little Girls Love Princesses (Or is it princessi?) This is something I've learned as a primary / early childhood teacher.  I have been away for a yearish, but after my first week back to work, I can … [Read more...]