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End of School Year Countdown

Welcome to wEDnesday! I help parents and teachers advocate for children, create quality home-school relationships, and empower confidence. This week, let’s chat about the end-of-school countdown. Many homes and classrooms have a countdown on the whiteboard or refrigerator. It’s fun, we all look forward to summer, right? Who doesn’t love traveling to the beach, sleeping… Continue reading End of School Year Countdown

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The One Reason I Quit Teaching

September means apples, bulletin boards, foliage, name tags, a new class and everything else about going back-to-school! After over thirty years of starting the fall in a classroom, as a student or teacher, I decided to take a break this year. I taught for thirteen years all over Oregon, and it was not an easy… Continue reading The One Reason I Quit Teaching

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Three Great Resources for Teachers and Parents

This is the first year is over thirty that I have started September not in the classroom! After our relocation to Texas from Oregon, I decided to take the year off of teaching. One of the many elements of education that I am missing is that of coordinating and working with other teachers. After teaching… Continue reading Three Great Resources for Teachers and Parents

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Welcome to my world of dogs, running, wine, Texas, education, boating, crafting, fishing and photography

I'm an Oregonian recently relocated to Austin, Texas! This has been and continues to be a great journey! I write about what I love, this order varies; My husband, Luke, we have been married 10 years and together almost 17... that's a lot of stories My chocolate lab, Max Wine, ahhhh delicious vino Running, road… Continue reading Welcome to my world of dogs, running, wine, Texas, education, boating, crafting, fishing and photography