Showing posts from August, 2019

It's Still August, People!

Okay, here goes. Every year I wait with great anticipation for the Little Debbie Pumpkin Delights to hit the shelves. And by wait, I mean if I see them in the middle of September I get really pumped up. But, as you can see, I bought my first box a week ago in the middle of August ! I feel like I have sold my soul to the devil! I don't even "decorate" for the "seasons". Well, that's not entirely true. I do put up a small seasonal door decoration and maybe a seasonal flag. I put up a Christmas tree, but never before Thanksgiving and I am still shocked to see Halloween decorations in stores in August, Christmas decorations in September, and Valentine's Day items in December. But apparently, I am behind the times because in the last week I have spotted two disturbing "articles" on Facebook. (Why I keep looking at FB I have no idea). Anyhoo, one of these articles seems to be encouraging people to put up "Halloween trees." Ap

Dear Miss Beth

Today I am posting a letter that I would have received from a new preschool teacher, if any new preschool teacher had written in for my advice. Which no one did, but I'm giving this advice anyway. Dear Miss Beth, I am a "brand new" preschool teacher and I feel like I have no idea what to do! Other teachers are telling me how to decorate my room, how to arrange my schedule, and even how to watch out for so and so's sibling because apparently the whole family is "weird." While I appreciate the advice, I'm not sure I should follow it, especially the part about the "weird" family. Help! Sincerely, Misty Fied. Dear Miss Misty, I am honored that you chose to ask me for my advice. The first thing I must say is....Don't Panic. I can say this because I come from a long ancestral line of "panickers" so I know your pain. This might come as a surprise to you, if you're not a regular reader of my blog, but most of my advi