It's weird. For years I struggled with sleepless nights in August because of my mind being so full with back-to-school ideas as a teacher.
Tonight I sat through the parent night at M's new school-as a parent. It's funny how different the parent side of the classroom is. I know I would be such a better teacher now that I've been on the parent side.
If you have been reading for any length of time, you might find it strange that I bring this up now since M went to preschool last year. The difference is that her former classroom was provided through the school district. There wasn't much interaction or communication. I actually put her on the bus in the morning and didn't need to drive her to school. The only supplies they asked for were occasional snack donations.
This year I feel like we're part of a real school. I'm excited for what is to come. At the moment there are only nine children in her classroom. I love that! Of course that may change, even before Wednesday of next week.
Apple Cake Recipe - This summer my five year old son chose to make an apple cake with me for our special baking time. It was fun and fairly easy. It took at least ten to fifte...