Cozy Slippers

Last week before bedtime my 5 year son happily asked “Can I get a pair of slippers? So I’m cozy in the morning, and I’ll have them for Christmas morning?” Now, it’s April mind you, so it’s a bit cute that he’s already thinking ahead to Christmas. “Sure,” I say, thinking he could actually use…

To BEE or not to BEE

This week I find myself I’m intrigued with Spelling Bees. Mostly because my ten year old daughter just won the privilege to participate in her school wide Spelling Bee today. As an educator, I honestly always had a bit of disdain around them. I really wondered their relevance, importance and meaning for my students and…