Pretend to be Nice

Teacher-Moms, on the edge…

“You like me! Right now, you really like me” ~Sally Field

Thank you Maria Brinkley for nominating me for The Very Inspiring Blogger Award! She’s an artist so she sees the beauty that others sometimes miss.  I still consider myself a baby … Continue reading

June 12, 2014 · 10 Comments

What did you call me?

The first time I was called a bitch it was just after the students in my room had turned in their booklets during a standardized state test but before the … Continue reading

June 8, 2014 · 9 Comments

The voices in my head.

Since starting this blog I have discovered that I like writing…who knew?!  So I joined another Blogging U challenge called Writing 101.  [resist the urge…click later…you’ll get distracted…] The first … Continue reading

June 4, 2014 · 14 Comments

Blogroll, roundup, thanks, and see ya later bye bye!

I am a big fan of having LOTS of information – to look at later.  I find tons of stuff and I either get sidetracked, don’t have time, or…hey!  Did … Continue reading

May 14, 2014 · 20 Comments

Garbage In -Garbage Out

I read a lot about health and healthy eating precisely because you would never know it to look at me. I think there are two kinds of people: those that … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · 8 Comments

LIEBSTER AWARD!

    Thank you Penultimatiafor nominating us for the Liebster Award!  Then it took us so long to get our acts together that we got nominated again by You Handmade Me{happy} (I … Continue reading

April 29, 2014 · 11 Comments

A Not So Lost Weekend

  In an effort to catch up this weekend on the reading and commenting assignments of the Zero- Hero Blogging Challenge I had to put my kids on auto-pilot. Andreas … Continue reading

April 27, 2014 · 5 Comments

‘Oh Crap, She’s Up’ Was Already Taken

When Michelle and I started our blogging adventure we gave the site the name Girls Gifts and Giggles. I thought she was accommodating my admiration of alliteration. But in her … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · 3 Comments

Buddy Blogging

Hi, this is Andrea. I am the other half of Pretend To Be Nice. My buddy Michelle and I are starting a blog because we are so full of ourselves … Continue reading

April 2, 2014 · 8 Comments

Why am I here?

Ok, I have an assignment.  My teacher brain perks up and I constantly remind myself that I need to set a good example.  Have a clear beginning, middle, and end…tell … Continue reading

March 18, 2014 · 20 Comments

Will Blogging make me a better person?

I had such plans of writing fantastic posts, so many in fact that I have been writing down more titles then I think I can handle. But life keeps getting … Continue reading

March 14, 2014 · Leave a comment
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TeacherPop

| A blog for new teachers, hosted by Teach For America.

DFW Writers Workshop

Writers helping writers since 1977

The Social Norma

"I don't cut the ribbon at the opening of markets. I don't stand next to the mayor. Hit your baseball into my yard, and you'll never see it again." - Tom Waits

autismthoughts

My experiences with autism, depression, and life

LisaListed

The best things in life aren't things at all

The Zero-Waste Chef

No packaging. Nothing processed. No waste.

Notes From Dawn

with hope, life is more than just bearable

Properly Ridiculous

Mostly Pleasant [Possibly Offensive] Perceptions

Officially Gluten Free

Have your cake and eat it too, without feeling sick.

Chaos Girl & the Real World

{A Slightly Disjointed Life}

5powerdotorg.wordpress.com/

Chronicles from the Mama Duck - Raising teenagers...family...faith...

anntogether

AM Roselli's art & writing site

User Generated Education

Education as it should be - passion-based.

Sass & Balderdash

Always tongue in cheek, often egg on face.

Live to Write - Write to Live

We live to write and write to live ... professional writers talk about the craft and business of writing

coolcookstyle

Find it, cook it, make it your own.

Bucket List Publications

Indulge- Travel, Adventure, & New Experiences