Structuring Your School Day For Success

During the week, my days require structure. I’m really big on habit and routine because they help me achieve little successes throughout my day, without even thinking about it. As an educator, structuring your day is one of the best things you can do. If you don’t have a schedule…

Making Money Moves This Year

Maybe it’s just tax season, but around this time of year, I always start looking at my finances and really honing in on how I want to succeed financially in the months to come. While I’ve been blessed to escape the last year financially sound, I know many who haven’t.…

5 Ways to Deal With the Winter Blues

When short days and cold temperatures become the norm, it totally makes sense that we see changes in our body as a result. We are experiencing less naturally sourced vitamin D, we are getting less fresh air, and we’re isolated a bit more. The “Winter Blues” or in the more…

#GoReadaBook: January Titles

This past month contained a long weekend which meant I could spend a few days just reading which felt like such a luxury. My January titles are a mix: some business/self help, some educational based, some mystery thrillers. I find that I jump around a bit, depending on my mood.…

Finding Motivation Within Yourself

Finding motivation within yourself is hard. I feel like I’ve mentioned this on the blog a lot recently, but if you haven’t read Gretchen Rubin’s work on the Four Tendencies, I highly suggest it. Take the quiz, while you’re at it! Unless you’re an upholder or a questioner, you might…

Cookbooks I’m Loving Lately

Without fail, I always get one or two cookbooks for Christmas so I have compiled quite the stack. These have been particularly helpful this year, considering we’ve been cooking at home so frequently (see: everyday.) I really enjoying cooking but most of the time, I’m winging things and hoping they…

Styling the Perfect Bridal Bouquet

My mom got remarried on New Year’s Eve in a very relaxed, joyful ceremony. We had 15 members of our family together to celebrate and as I was driving to the hotel with my mom in the afternoon, she asked if I would put together her bridal bouquet. It’s surprisingly…

Meet Caitlin

Caitlin is a third grade teacher in New Hampshire. She comes from a family of teachers (and a vet!) so naturally, her educational career started in 5th grade science. Since then, her students have gotten a little shorter and a whole lot louder. Caitlin spends her energy helping her students grow positive mindsets and a love of learning

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