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World Book Day: Cobbling together a costume on a shoestring

This year was our first year with a child at ‘big’ school, so it was our first real experience of the competitive costume gala known as World Book Day. 656 more words


Coming Clean

After my latest post, a person dear to me asked me to stop. I know why she asked, but I couldn’t share her sentiments. She’s dealt with all this and has put it behind her. 258 more words

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Google Docs- How to be MLA Compliant with Page Headers

Complying with MLA formatting guidelines using Google Docs just got a whole lot easier. Google just released a quiet update that allows for you to insert a header that only displays on the first page of a document while using a different header for all subsequent pages.

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Be You

I think this quote is really significant to life. People always expect you to do things the “normal” or “right” way according to our society. But, what is normal? 98 more words


Five Words

“I love you so much.”

It’s only 5 words, but they mean so much. I love my boyfriend more than anything in the world. He is my other half and brings out the best in me. 402 more words

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A Rare Fairytale

When life hands you a fairytale do you take it or do fairytales not exist? In my life, I really believe in them. They aren’t the fairytales where you ride in on a carriage and go live in an enormous castle. 281 more words

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ReadWorks is a free site that provides K-6 educators with high-quality lessons to support CCSS Literacy Standards.

The non-profit ReadWorks is committed to solving the nation’s reading comprehension crisis by giving teachers the research-proven tools and support they need to improve the academic achievement of their students. 148 more words

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