Monthly Archives: September 2006

nuvaring begins today (?)

Aha! Perfect Heart is not a teaching blog after all! It’s a teaching and birth control blog! How do you like that?! Today (I’m pretty sure) I am going to go on birth control for the first time in about … Continue reading

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curriculum night

Thursday night was Curriculum Night, aka Back to School Night, aka Firing Squad. I spent 14 hours at school all told, which was really the hardest part. Basically I just had to stand in front of my classroom full of … Continue reading

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impromptou 9/11 lesson and tinker toy “incident”

Was I ready to teach children today, after my very weird and not-that-fun weekend? NO. But apparently that is my job. So. The morning went well, my deep fondness for my students swelled in my chest. La la la, life … Continue reading

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I’m not talking ’bout jet ski accidents

I’m talking about car accidents. Yesterday was the weirdest. I was keeping Mike company as he ran errands in preparation for the 2 week road trip he and his brother will begin today. We were on our way to New … Continue reading

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3 down, 207 to go

My third day of school was the best day. The first was pure adrenaline- a smile plastered on my face while my brain was on a constant loop of “I am a total fraud!!!” I put two girls on the … Continue reading

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“are you gonna remember?”

I would love to write about my first two days of teaching, but I can barely move from exhaustion. My children are sweet and wonderful and also WILD!!! It is 9:12 PM and I am going to sleep. Sorry. In … Continue reading

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back to school

The last two weeks of my life have been devoted to setting up my classroom and going to district meetings. Ay yi yi. Kids come on Tuesday and stay until June 15th. I continue to feel more excited than scared, … Continue reading

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