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Absolutely Lucy

I met Lucy shortly after I was asked to foster her while her rescuer was out of town.  She was a stray that had been hanging around our school for about 4 years.  No collar, scared of people and a … Continue reading

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Start Talking

Babies and young children need a language rich environment.  They need you to talk to them.  They need you to also talk with them.  They start learning to read by sharing books. Book Smart,  Top to Bottom, Drama, Drama, Drama! and … Continue reading

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Sneaky Leprechauns

There are two reasons I like Saint Patrick’s Day.  I was a huge fan of “The Borrowers” growing up and Leprechauns fit nicely with my visions of magical, little people.  The other reason is because it is one of those … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras!

In the 22 years I have lived in the south I have discovered Southerns love 3 things.  They love the beach, SEC football and Mardi Gras. Mardi Gras is a carnival celebration for the two weeks before and through Fat … Continue reading

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Listen to the Teacher

My son has almost the same birthdate as my daughter, minus 24 hours and 6 minutes.  Even though they are 4 years apart in age, they are 5 years apart in school.  She was the newly 5 year old when … Continue reading

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It’s Still Greek

I love baby babble.  It’s just so darn cute.  You can’t help but get caught up in it and babble back.  I think the cutest sight is to see a baby with a book, babbling away, patting the book and … Continue reading

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Brush Your Teeth, Mr. President

A couple of weeks ago I made the decision to spread out one week’s worth of work over a week and a half.  Valentine’s Day was on Monday, our busiest day with enrichments and next week is only 3 days because of … Continue reading

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Don’t Break The Table!

I have a confession to make.  When I had my first child I thought she was the cutest, smartest child ever!  So when she went to kindergarten I had all the confidence in the world that everything would be just … Continue reading

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Snowman On A Stick

  The hot topic among the 6 and 7 year olds this week was ……..snow!  Snow in the forecast.  It would snow Wednesday night.  Will we have school on Thursday? On and on and on……………. Naturally, it didn’t snow.  Once again … Continue reading

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Don’t Laugh!!!

Seems like a funny thing to say, doesn’t it, especially since laugh is in the title of my blog.   I love to laugh and have shared some side splitting, tear producing laughs with my children. But…… there is a distinct difference between … Continue reading

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