International Nurses Day

Tuesday, May 12 is International Nurses Day! Nurses truly save lives. And in our current pandemic situation they deserve more thanks than we can give them. Tomorrow, have young students draw pictures and compose thank you cards to nurses. Have older students complete this Florence Nightingale passage and questions. It’s not a coincidence that May…

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Cinco de Mayo!

Tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo! And although many of us in the United States think the holiday celebrates tacos and margaritas, that’s actually not the case. (Although it is a good excuse to have tacos and margaritas!) Cinco de Mayo commemorates the defeat of French troops at the Battle of Puebla, southeast of Mexico City. …

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Windy Weather!

We’ve certainly been having typical spring weather here in North Carolina—days alternating between sunshine and rain with lots of wind! It was so windy last week, my cats hid under the bed. As long as my electricity stays on, I love rainy and windy spring days! Check out these windy-weather ideas that are timely and…

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Top 10 Resolutions

The new year is almost here! And that means it’s time for parties–or maybe snuggling up in pajamas with some champagne. Whatever your celebratory method, one commonality a lot of people share is the making of resolutions. So to help out, I’ve created a totally subjective list. 🙂  Exercise more. Organize the bathroom closet. Spend…

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