What’s In My Bag? — Teacher/Mom/Student Edition

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When I was younger, my family called me the bag lady because, no matter where I went, I always had a bag full of books, coloring books, notepads, games, dolls, and whatever else I felt like I would need. One time, I put a kitten in a backpack to take to the beach because I wanted to show my cousin the kitten. I was 7. I was discovered trying to smuggle the kitten and ultimately the kitten wasn’t harmed so it’s all good. Read more

How To Prepare for a Busy Week Ahead

As a full-time mom, girlfriend, pre-school teacher, and college student things tend to get a little crazy for me. For the past month, I haven’t had to worry about classes and assignments and due dates but school is starting back up tomorrow and I’m sitting here wondering where all that time went.

Right now, I’m looking at only 3 more semesters of college until I FINALLY graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education. While I am super excited and can feel success on the horizon, I’m pretty nervous as well. My Spring, Summer, and Fall schedules are already pretty loaded and it’s only the beginning! Although the stress and anxiety of starting a new semester on top of everything else I’ve got going on is enough to leave me completely panicked, I’ve found that preparing myself mentally and physically has helped me feel a bit calmer than I might have been. I want to share some of my go-to tips and tricks for preparing yourself for a busy week, month, season—whatever you call it!

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