Thankful on a Thursday #101-114

101. Supportive family and friends who are family. 102. Celebrations 103. Ben’s graduation! This Saturday he graduated Magna Cum Laude from Northwest University. So proud! 104. Goose was lost and now she is home. 105. Meyer’s basil scented natural cleaner (dish soap and countertop spray!) 106. Pinterest crafts I actually do! 107. New recipes and […]

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Thankful on a Thursday #94-100

It’s been TOO long! #94 beautiful weather (even if it is on and off) #95 the fact that my parents had a restful vacation #96 a hard working husband (he makes these lists a lot but this time it’s for the hard work he is putting into Baby J’s nursery. #97 de-cluttering my life #98 […]

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Thankful on a Thursday #93

#93 I’m thankful for tradition! Today was the 4th annual First Grade Friends’ Creative Writing Festival and I’m thankful for this tradition. It has gotten easier to host each year as I have more experience and I’ve seen my students writing and understanding of the process improve each year as my experience and knowledge as […]

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Thankful on a Thursday 81-91

81. opportunity and potential 82. prayer 83. blogging friends 84. praying friends 85. the flowers and coffee Jamin brought me at work yesterday he declared “I used a coupon” when he handed me the beautiful daisies! 86. volunteer parents 87. the wee kitten “goose” at our house who makes me smile. 88. settlers of catan […]

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Thankful on a Thursday 63-80

63. the sun streaming in – it’s finally making an appearance. 64. the paper daffodils my students made for me that are gracing my desk. 65. a bag of snacks, from my girlfriend Heather and her wee one, to help me get through parent-teacher conferences. 66. nicole stopping in after working a long day at […]

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Thankful on a Thursday 45-62

45. ben’s secret birthday surprise that is coming sometime soon. 46. being egged (I’ll blog more later) 47. daffodils: the ones I picked and the ones my students made. 48. potential 49. yummy lemon cake my hubby made 50. the BEST green sauce I’ve ever made and the fact that I finally may have perfected […]

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Thankful on a Thursday 28-44

28. family here visiting. all of us together. 29. a visit from our Irish friend Emma. 30. God’s miracles: a friend I’ve been praying for, for 10 years, messaged me this week. He accepted Christ last March and is married to “an amazing [Christian] woman.” 31. a new behavioral system at school that is motivating […]

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Thankful on a Thursday

11. Prayer: I’m thankful that I have prayer and that the more I pray the more I realize I need to pray more. 12. I’m thankful for the sunny days we had this weekend and this week. (Rainy Day recess is hard on the teacher) 13. Thankful for the parents in my class that created […]

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Thankful on a Thursday

1.  i’m thankful for classroom volunteers. i have 2-3 classroom volunteers that come each week to help students in literacy centers. they are dedicated, interested, and give generously of their time and energy. 2. i woke up late this morning (not what I’m thankful for) but Jamin brought a latte and sandwich to me at school this […]

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