Archive for April, 2011

Snow and Sunshine

Spinach goes with everything. So does peanut butter, for that matter. This is what I’m eating for breakfast. We had a field trip to the Denver Museum yesterday. For some […]

Mrs. Baby

Sleeeepy. I woke up at 1:39am and couldn’t go back to sleep. I read part of this book. I cleaned the house. I played with the cat. I went to […]


It was $0.31 night at Baskin Robbins! Thirty-one cents per scoop of ice cream. You can’t beat that. I got my favorite – mint chocolate chip. Meeker got bubble-gum flavored […]

…like a pig.

In writing class today, my 3rd graders learned about similes and metaphors. They wanted example after example of these concepts, and for some reason, all of my illustrations had to […]

Calm(ish) Monday

I had 5 kiddos absent today. It’s amazing what a difference 5 kids can make in a classroom of 24…it was a nice, quiet(ish) start to the week. Before work, […]

Yes, he wants cake.

Along with Easter, we’re still celebrating Meeker’s birthday today – and he requested a special cake. (I would like to think that Jesus would have appreciated this cake after 3 […]

The next best thing.

Happy Saturday! Today is Mr. Meeker’s birthday! We were kind of hoping I could give him a daughter for his birthday, but…Baby Cakes is comfortable right where she is. So, […]

I give ice cream to 9 year olds, and then send them home.

I couldn’t sleep again last night, so I got up at 3am and did level one of Jillian’s 30 Day Shred. I hadn’t done this workout since my first trimester, […]

Mid Week Break

We had the day off school because it’s the 12th anniversary of the Columbine Tragedy. Appropriately, Colorado’s weather cloudy and somber. However, Meeker and I bundled up and headed to […]

The Very Hungry Teacher

After a particularly exhausting workout this morning, I turned into the Very Hungry Caterpillar Pregnant Teacher. First, I drank one spinach protein shake. 1 scoop protein powder, 1 cup coconut […]