Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Second Grade Kiddos and My Crazy Life

As a second grade teacher, I hear some wonderful conversations. I wanted to start this blog to capture some of the things "my kids" say because they are the most brilliant, bright, funny, serious, wonderful things I have ever heard. I learn something new each day from these kiddos and I am working to make myself the best teacher I can be.

These kids are helping me to be the best person I can be. My husband, family, and friends play a major part in my life as well. I'm sure there will be lots of stories about them as well.

A little bit about me to wrap up my first post!
I am 23 years old. I am told I look like a high schooler and am often confused as a volunteer when I am teaching in my own classroom. I assure you, I am old enough to be a teacher. I graduated from Iowa State University (but I am willing to cheer for the Hawks and Panthers, too!) where I received a degree in elementary education with a reading endorsement. I teach at the elementary school I went to as a child. Yes, I am working with some of my former teachers and they are the best resources I could ever use! I have the best co-workers in the world. I dare you to find anyone who understands my frustrations and excitement better than my group.

I am married (a year and 2 months!) to my best friend. We dated for 6 years (high school sweethearts) before we were married and are raising two of the best fur-babies anyone could ask for. My favorite author is Jodi Picoult. Hubby and I are working on our house to make it our home (currently working on a bathroom remodel! Pictures to come!). I am also very excited to become an aunt in December!

Other things about me:
Favorite color: pink
Favorite food: ice cream (I could truly eat ice cream every single day)
Favorite drink: chai tea
Pets (fur-babies): miniature dachshund: Izzy
chihuahua-corgi mix (we think...): Emma
Hobbies: Sports, reading, movies, and spending time with family and friends!
Favorite Team: St. Louis Cardinals! and Green Bay Packers!

I don't think I am a very crafty or tech-savy person but I will be adding pictures of a few pieces I am proud of. One of which will be added Saturday after the baby shower for hubby's dear sister and our future NEPHEW! I assure you, he will be the most spoiled thing on this earth (if he's not already!)


  1. So excited to be your first follower! I teach second grade too...and people think I'm a high school volunteer too...oh well, I guess we should enjoy looking super young while we can! :)

    Ms. Preppy's Adventures in Primary and Polka Dots

  2. A happy hello to blogging. I love your blog title.


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