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Showing posts from October, 2014

Tieks for the Cure!

As you know, one way to show your support for Breast Cancer Awareness month is to wear pink this October! I'm rocking my pink Tieks in Ballerina Pink and Fuschia a lot this month, and as usual, they are the comfiest flats I own, and I highly recommend them if you are on your feet a lot during the day! I've known multiple people affected by Breast Cancer, and it's so important to find it early. This is absolutely key. Here are some fast facts: -In the U.S., 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. -Every 19 seconds, someone in the world is diagnosed with breast cancer. -Every 15 minutes, a woman dies of breast cancer in the U.S.   -When breast cancer is detected early in the localized stage, the 5 year survival rate is over 95%. -It has been estimated that if every woman over the age of 50 had her yearly mammogram, breast cancer deaths in this age group would drop by 25% or more. -Ways to increase your cha


It's been a crazy past few weeks, and I sincerely apologize for not having my life in order enough to share with you all! I am hoping and praying that I can get things a bit more organized around here in order to manage my time better. We've been super busy in the classroom, and it's been a whirlwind of midterms and now end of quarter projects and grading, play auditions, parent teacher conferences, and of course, meetings. Oh, meetings... It used to be that I would bring things home to work on, but if it didn't get finished it wasn't the end of the world. Now, if I bring something home to work on and heaven forbid fall asleep, or go out to dinner with my husband and not get it done, I'm completely unprepared the next day. What is happening?? This seems to be the general consensus not just within my building, but the entire nation of teachers! Sprinkled in among baby announcements, wedding photos, and pumpkin patch pictures, this is what I saw on FB today: