Pretend to be Nice

Teacher-Moms, on the edge…

The Naked Dream

Yeah! My girls are back in school! We did our supply shopping and picked up their new uniforms on the last possible day- the ones we ordered on the last … Continue reading

August 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Who’s Keeping Score? Because I think I’m losing.

My kids are constantly glued to their electronics (I know, don’t say it…it’s my own fault for buying them).  I have to do sign language before I start talking to … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · 12 Comments

Dear K-Evil: We have a hoarder.

Dear K-Evil, I’m a good mom. I provide for my children: feed them, clothe them, stimulate their brains.  So I don’t know why I find a pantry of missing items … Continue reading

July 26, 2014 · 14 Comments

reinventing the wheel

My husband has this incredible knack of tuning things out, which is quite an advantage when you have two girls that never stop talking.  It is constant, non-stop, inconsequential, worse … Continue reading

July 18, 2014 · 4 Comments

Mary Poppins lied!

  A spoonful of sugar did not help make my pill go down any easier.  I still taste the bitterness on the back of my tongue, feel that residual coating stuck … Continue reading

May 26, 2014 · 9 Comments

My name is a verb.

The Daily Prompt posed an interesting question, but it’s the wrong part of speech.       Kevil \kev’ ul\ or Keviling  v: [Texan]  The act of torturing your children … Continue reading

May 26, 2014 · 8 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

Phonophobia, pick up already will you?

Write a letter to the personality trait you like least, convincing it to shape up or ship out. Be as threatening, theatrical, or thoroughly charming as is necessary to get … Continue reading

April 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

The “Not Me” bandit.

I have threatened to put up cameras in the house just so I know who the culprit is but I’m too afraid of the things I unconsciously do (picking my … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · 11 Comments

Training Bra Triumph

I don’t know which one to start with, my daughter Nicol or our first homegrown female goat, Maggie. They have each reached milestones in their lives that will mark them … Continue reading

March 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

No One Died…yet.

So I have become the proverbial taxi mom.  My entire evening – every evening- is dictated by a practice or game…picking up,dropping off,  or tutoring.  Last night was an extra … Continue reading

March 11, 2014 · 3 Comments
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

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My experiences with autism, depression, and life

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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}

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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

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