If you follow me on Instagram you have probably noticed that I’ve been on a Midori or Fauxdori Traveler’s Notebook hype lately. I first heard about the Traveler’s notebook last summer, but never knew why it was so popular. I thought it was too free and messy for me. I thought it was more for...Read More
First: I GET IT. The waiting hurts – physically and emotionally. Waiting is hard, on your marriage, your friendships, and your family. It seems like it will never end and it makes you feel alone. My dear, you are NOT alone. You are the farthest from alone you could ever be. In fact, look around you. Your church pew, your office, your school, your family and friends are all waiting too. There’s a woman waiting for a test results behind you at church. A man is waiting to here back from his…
Interesting list, don't you think? Looking at it, I've realized I've got two challenges. First is whether I have the time (and patience) to write a blog post daily. Second is finding ways to incorporate these topics to my site's niche. Currently, I think both seem like daunting tasks. But hey- no pain, no gain right? So, let the challenge begin.... next week, hehe:D.
My students last year loved having whole class journals to write in. They had a chance to write in them during Work on Writing, and a chance to read them during Read to Self. I made up a new set of 8. At the moment they are pretty plain covers, but once a student writes in it they have the option of choosing a sticker from my collection to place on the front cover. The stickers show me how many kids have tackled each topic.
Here is a fun page you can use in your journaling. I made it based on a Pin from work by Michelle LaPoint Rydell, which you can see here, on her blog, "Inspiration Everywhere": http://inspirationeverywhere.blogspot.com/2011/06/my-red-smashbook-is-complete.html Feel free to print this out and use it. The link takes you to my Flickr page for the high-res download!