Currently: March

Sunday, March 1, 2015
I have also seen these fun CURRENTLY posts and I'm excited to participate in my first CURRENTLY link up, brought to you by Farley.

Listening: I cannot believe Grey's Anatomy is coming to an end. I am truly devastated. However, I'm SO glad that I have How to Get Away With Murder to fill my Thursday nights now. 

Loving: OMG I looked and looked at the Erin Condren teacher planners for ever last summer but I was too scared to pull the trigger and get one. Boys did I regret that! I finally got one for my birthday (in February) and yes, it doesn't start until June...but I was exited to start filling in some of my summer plans tonight!

I ordered this adorable sequin cover.

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Thinking: Parent Teacher Conferences are right around the corner and I am hosting Student-Led Conferences for the first time. What are your best tips for successful conferences where the students run the show?

Wanting: Warm weather! We got slammed with a good 7 inches of snow this weekend, but no snow day! I'm all for a good snow shower if we get a snow day, but this year all of our weather has fallen over the weekend and we've been stuck at home on our days off. No fun! 

Needing: A personal assistant. Who doesn't? Working on school, blog, TPT and my Masters. I think I deserve one :)

Spring Break Plans: None as of now. I see a lot of naps and bad TV in my future. Have to catch up on all my Real Housewives.

I can't wait to read all of the other fun CURRENTLY posts. Make sure you post yours and link up too! 


  1. Okay that is hilarious- I used the same font you did. I love my Erin Condren planner too and am obsessed with all the seasonal changeable covers. They are super cute! Here is hoping for warmer weather for you.
    2 Smart Wenches

    1. Can you change out the covers for the Teacher Planners? I would love that!

  2. 1. Glad to have found your blog. I am in Charleston, IL so not too far from you!
    2. I am also working on my Masters and agree - there just isn't enough time in each day!
    3. I am embarrassed to say that I had NO idea Grey's was coming to an end :( Luckily I am almost equally obsessed with How to Get Away with Murder.

    Have a great week and good luck with those conferences!


  3. Hi Melanie! I did student led conferences when I taught 3rd grade and loved it. I spent a few minutes just talking to the parent at the beginning while the student set up (because I had 30 min with each parent). Then, the students did a short powerpoint at the Smartboard and had a few pieces of evidence to show the parent that they were really proud of. Then, they asked the parent for any questions. They had a little gift for the parent on the way out. It was a very joyful experience! I hope they go well for you! :)

    1. That's so nice that you have 30 minutes with each parent. We're limited to 15! I'm wondering how I'm supposed to fit it all in. I barely made it in the fall when it was just me talking, now it's me and the students! I would totally love to do a Powerpoint! What a neat way to bring technology into it. I would love to see one of your student powerpoints, maybe I could give it a try next year.

  4. I think I now need some Erin Conderen! We weren't hit hard with snow where I live, but I can't wait for spring!
    Love your blog!
    The Education Kingdom


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