yourself that you don’t want to have to get 25 things done this summer, but
you’re a teacher – you know summers are for catch-up!
knows life is best when balanced, so work, play, and enjoy!
teacher more than an umbrella drink on a patio in the sun for lunch on a
doctor appointments so they are out of the way and not taking you out of the classroom.
curricular ideas to your boards so when you’re too tired to think in September,
there will be no thinking involved.
now! The last thing you want to be doing
the day school starts is making a bulletin board.
supplies. Think garage sales, dollar
stores, and back-to-school sales.
best deals – Loft, Joann Fabrics, and Michael’s have discounts just for showing your work badge.
the way or take a class on outdoor yoga at your local Y. Remember what it’s like to be the student.
chance to see the ones you love.
insurance or changing your insurance occasionally can save you some serious
student can do is read. We are no different – read books, magazines, or teacher
blogs in the sun!
new seating, rugs, or shelving!
I always think students are more excited when their classroom is bright
be on your screen. September will be
here before you know it.
now! One less thing to do when school
make for less chaos and less stress.
There are great organizers out there for everything! Books, Legos, Crayons, etc.
system, take a few minutes to send an email.
Feel good that you’ve voiced your opinion and exercised your civic
yourself to keep hydrating on a long day with kids! Personally, I am obsessed with my Hydro Flask. It keeps your drink cold for 24 hours! I love to have water, juice or whatever I am drinking at the moment (no one will know if you decide to fill it up with Diet Coke) in there to carry around as I take my kids to the park, pool and other summer adventures. Plus, how cute is this color?
during the school year. Do some
gardening, check out your local park with your pets, or take a long walk. It’s good for your mind.
that knocked out over the summer so December is a little less crazy. Whether it’s family members or students, put
name tags on in December, and you’re done!
regroup. Take those afternoon naps. They will feel good!
Teaching is a never-sit-down job.
The right shoes can make all the difference, and who doesn’t want ones
that look sweet, too? Toms are my ABSOLUTE favorite. They are both comfortable and cute. Plus, this style doesn’t wear out too fast.
first-day-of-school outfit! Starting off
the school-year in a well-chosen outfit feels a lot better than showing up as a
hot mess on a hot day when the A/C probably won’t work! Lol.
#4 Get some escape games ready for your students. Escape rooms have become a popular way to get kids up and moving, while also working as a team. These games also offer a focus on different teaching standards. Students won’t even realize they are learning!
inspired on the topics you find most difficult to teach!
you feel like you see more students than family. Love on the ones you truly want to be with
when you have a little freedom.
staycation! You need to be fresh and
happy when school resumes!