Maria’s Pinterest Top Picks!

Welcome to Maria’s Pinterest Top Picks! Twice a month, I will share my favorite pins from a number of categories on the amazing, yet sometimes overwhelming, Pinterest. These will be family and child focused, perfect for teachers too! Craft Pom-pom fabric pens Recipe Island Pork Tenderloin Organization Hack Such a helpful way to remember when … Read More



What Are You Reading?

Hello! Let’s start the first few months of the year off by sharing books we are reading! I love a good book suggestion. I often times switch between reading fiction and non-fiction (normally a parenting focused book) and we read children’s books on a daily basis too. To see a comprehensive list of books I’ve … Read More


Let’s Tackle Reading!

March 2nd is the birthday of everyone’s favorite author, Dr. Seuss. In honor of his contribution to reading, Read Across America has been a tradition in elementary schools across the country. This year, we (Thank you Kathryn Starke for this initiative) have kicked off an event entitled Tackle Reading Across America, in which NFL teams … Read More



Maria’s Pinterest Top Picks!

Welcome to Maria’s Pinterest Top Picks! Twice a month, I will share my favorite pins from a number of categories on the amazing, yet sometimes overwhelming, Pinterest. These will be family and child focused, perfect for teachers too! Craft For someone “Just Because” Recipe Chicken Parmesan Pasta Skillet Organization Hack Storage Solutions for Every Little … Read More


Book Review-Mindfulness for Parents

  Book Review: Mindfulness for Parents Author Amber Hatch About the Author: Amber Hatch is a childminder, teacher and writer. She has practised Buddhist meditation for six years both in daily practice and on retreat, and her latest book, “Colouring for Contemplation” (Watkins Publishing, due out Nov 2015), draws from this experience. “Colouring for Contemplation” is … Read More