I'm a full time working wife and mom of four
currently teaching Kindergarten.

Happily married to a wonderful High School Spanish teacher!

Hold tight! Here are my little tornadoes (my oldest being five)!
After dropping off the kids in the morning, I get about six minutes to myself before I arrive at work. 
Here's what makes that 6 minutes heaven:
 Starbucks Bacon Gouda breakfast sandwich with a caramel latte....
A diet coke in a Styrofoam cup!
(To keep it from leaking all over my desk!)
I have one year of Kindergarten under my belt. Previous to kindergarten, I taught fifth grade for 4 years, and before that, 3rd grade for 3 years. I loved all of the grades I taught, but I do feel teaching Kindergarten has helped me relate more to my own kids at home!
I also ENJOY making activities for my class. My students are a lot of fun!

In Nov, 2012, I started selling my activities on Teachers Pay Teachers. That is a lot of fun too! 
Check out my TPT store HERE!
It's become a HUGE part of me and has inspired me to be a more resourceful teacher!
My life outside of school makes me think of a computer game I used to play!
(Before having kids, because there is no way it'd be any fun now!)
Have you seen it? Played it?
 Basically, all you do the whole game is run around the house cleaning up after sloppy kids! 
Yeah, that pretty much sums up my home life! Except...
I don't have a nice, big house in Hollywood! 
A quite small one actually!
W H E N...
I do get down time....
I like to play games from Big Fish Games. 
It drives my hubby crazy, because I clutter the computer with games. 
They are all on a separate computer now!... 
Most of them, anyway!
If I'm not playing a game, then I'm reading one of Ted Dekker's books. 
I am absolutely in love with his books and dream of getting to meet him someday. 
Don't ask what I'll say when this day finally happens...because I'll probably just stand there with my jaw dropped staring at him like a weirdo!
Well, there you have it! Me in a nutshell. I hope you enjoy this blog. 
May it be an inspiration to you as others have been to me! 
love hearing from you, so contact me any time!

Til next time~
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  1. Your blog is adorable AND informative! But I gotta ask, is the "Barefoot Teacher" moniker because you teach class barefoot? I only ask because I write an ongoing hilarious (or so I am told! LOL!) blog about a love of not wearing shoes, crazy pedicure art, & all funny, comedic bare feet-related themes! I am currently preparing to write about the happy memories of two separate teachers who both ALWAYS kicked off their high heels to teach their math & social studies classes barefoot! Hah, I loved this, because it totally validated my love of being barefoot too! And I'm about the farthest thing from a hippie, but I just love the silly fun of bare feet, so I write about it! Thanks for reading this, and if you feel like laughing, my blog is at www.whynotpedi.blogspot.com :)

  2. Thanks! I pretty much get to school and immediately kick off my shoes! I feel so much more comfortable, especially now that I'm teaching kindergarten. It makes the job feel more cozy and intimate, not to mention helps my feet stay aired out-HA!

    1. Hello again! I think that is beyond awesome that you teach class barefoot! I believe that you can still be completely professional, yet create an atmosphere that's relaxed & fun for learning by teaching barefoot, and encouraging any students who want to, "be like the teacher", to ditch their shoes, too! LOL! Plus, it just feels BETTER! That alone makes the potential for any learning more positive! Anyway, here is the link to the blog piece I wrote on my memories of barefoot teachers! I hope it gives you many wonderful fits of shoes-off giggles! Have a great St. Patty's Day! http://whynotpedi.blogspot.com/2013/07/bare-feet-in-school-barefoot-teachers.html