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They All Saw a Cat | Review + Ideas for Therapy

They All Saw a Cat very quickly reminded me of Eric Carle, with its repetitive narrative that shares a simple day in the life of a cat and all the creatures it encounters. Even having read the dust jacket, it took several pages for me to fully grasp what concept Wenzel had set out to explore. 

LOVE | Scriptures & Prayers for Teachers

It’s in these last weeks that, even as summer shines brightly ahead of me, I often begin to lose focus of exactly why I do what I do. I find myself wondering if there’s any way I can make myself do this again next year. I wonder why I put myself through it all. 

30 Quotes on Life | Turning 30

I don't think I realized the milestone that is turning 30 until my husband, friends, and then, myself, started celebrating this birthday. It's an odd turning point in the course of your time on earth. You've been around the block a few times, but still feel...

Library Lion

I had never heard of Library Lion when I stumbled upon it in my local thrift store, but I was immediately enthralled by the illustrations. 

Winter/Spring Reads 2019

I’m already knee-deep in ensuring that I read 5 more new-to-me books by the end of the school year. What’s on the list this time? I’m glad you asked!