Kids Stuff: Free Printable Fortnite Valentines

Hey Squad, it’s almost Valentine’s Day, and since my son is a 5th grader, that means it’s our very last opportunity to make and hand out classroom Valentine’s. Make it Legendary? Mission Accepted! I don’t think I need to explain why Fortnite is a popular Valentine theme this year, you’re likely hearing your elementary schoolContinue reading “Kids Stuff: Free Printable Fortnite Valentines”

Cub Scouts and Beyond: Protect Yourself from Viral Breakouts

Updates to the Original Post Regarding Coronavirus March 16, 2020We are officially experiencing a national COVID-19 epidemic and just about everyone I know is out of school and practicing social distancing. While we are confined to our homes and feeling like our schedules and, well, entire lives are completely at a stand-still, there are stillContinue reading “Cub Scouts and Beyond: Protect Yourself from Viral Breakouts”

Room Parent Survival: The Basics

Whatever we accomplish belongs to our entire group, a tribute to our combined effort.– Walt Disney It’s true, people, we are in this thing together so we may as well learn from one another. This is my 9th straight year serving in the role of Room Parent in my kids classrooms and, since the youngestContinue reading “Room Parent Survival: The Basics”

Start Smart: Adventures in Student Planning

For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is earned. -Benjamin Franklin For summer-loving kids, there are very few consolations for the end of these warm vacation months; new sneakers, school supplies, and seeing friends on the first day are the long list, and feeling nervous about being unprepared or overwhelmed sucks the joy outContinue reading “Start Smart: Adventures in Student Planning”