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What makes a regular aunt become a SUPER AUNT? “I wuuuv these shoes!” They were light-up, glittery, and had a different Disney princess covering every surface available. I let her try them on. She didn’t want to take them off. So, we went through the Target check-out line and had them scan her feet, I […]

Becoming Super Aunt: Learn How To Master This Coveted Title

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Whats a desk pet shop? You may be saying to yourself, “Not only am I wondering what’s a desk pet SHOP – but just WHAT is a DESK PET?” Aha. Good question. If you aren’t sure what a desk pet is…check out this post first! Now, let’s say that you DO know what a desk […]

Whats A Desk Pet Shop? 10 Top Picks From My Kindergarteners

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I think I might invest in a GoPro camera I can constantly wear every day in kindergarten. Yes, of course, it would be stylish. 😉 But besides that, it’s the only way I could catch all of the brilliantly creative things my kids say about their desk pets. However, until that purchase is made, these […]

10 Desk Pet Free Printables: Make an “All About My Desk Pet” Booklet

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Can Easter eggs free printables really turn kindergarten chaos into some classroom calm? You betcha. Do your kids have spring fever? Yep. Mine too. And, to be fair…I think I may have it worse than my kindergarteners! During this last stretch of the year, I like to pump up the volume on some unexpected fun […]

How Can Easter Eggs Free Printables Turn Kindergarten Chaos Into Classroom Calm?

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Has my career change later in life been worth it? There is no guidebook on how to change careers later in life, nor is there a rule of thumb as to how many job changes in a lifetime one person can make. This is my experience, and my hope is that it either helps you, […]

Has My Career Change Later In Life Been Worth It? The Unexpected Truth.

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My name is Kaci. Kaci SHANNON Bolls. (Actually, Kaci SHANNON Bolls Scott if you’re really getting technical.) During the month of March, however, you may call me: Kaci O’ Shannon. In my warped mind, I become one of the fringe background characters in every one of these 13 Lucky St. Patrick’s Day read-alouds I’ve picked […]

13 Lucky St. Patrick’s Day Read Alouds: From Leprechauns to Irish Folklore

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I have always had a leprechaun visit to my kindergarten classroom. My kids consider it the luck o’ the Irish! A few years ago, I had a savage and deadly idea to keep the manky hallions and sleevens away from our classroom and instead attract a grand gas of a lad. We got jammy! Stall […]

How a Simple Leprechaun Visit Can Make a Memorable Magic Moment in Kindergarten

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Ahhh…springtime for kindergarten. Such a WONDERFUL time of the year! This is the point in the year where all of the hard work starts to show up and show out – much like all the blooms I’m seeing outside. Now, the plants are getting ahead of themselves with the wacky weather we’ve had. But the […]

It’s Almost Springtime for Kindergarten! 9 Lucky Pages to Watch Their Writing Bloom!

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Awww, the month of LOVE. Valentine’s Day is my mother’s favorite holiday, so it naturally holds a special place in my heart too! I have a new single out called Giving It Away (if you haven’t heard it yet – WHY are you waiting??), and I thought it would be fitting to create some Valentine’s […]

Do Valentine’s Free Printables Sound Sweet To You? Then Say, “Be Mine!”

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What is it about music that can stir up your soul and make you feel so many emotions all at once? Sometimes it only takes a few chords to spark a memory and make you yell out, “I LOVE THIS SOOOOONNGGG!” Well, I’ve hand-picked 50 of my favorite songs for happiness and put them in […]

50 Songs For Happiness: The Whole Family Will Fall In Love!

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