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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Today marks the 36-week of our pregnancy (hello, 9th month!). Yesterday we had our weekly check up, in which we listened to Isla’s heartbeat (and her hiccups- so cute!), reviewed my daily blood sugar results, and took a little peek at our baby girl, via ultrasound. The whole experience was overwhelmingly positive, and I walked […]

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I read a quote today that beautifully sums up the feeling that lives in our bones, and can be so hard to explain to others, about living abroad. It’s a feeling that causes your emotions to waver, and a feeling we wrestle with often, but the struggle is worth it for the magic and wonder […]

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During the months of August and September my first grade class has been studying Eric Carle. Below are examples of some of our reader response activities. We completed these activities as a part of our daily literacy centers. House for Hermit Crab In A House for Hermit Crab, the hermit crab decides its home is […]

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A 1st grader from another class approached me this morning and asked, “Mrs. Marshall, do you have a baby in your tummy?” I told him I did and that she was getting big. He cocked his head to the side, thoughtfully patted my belly and then asked, “So which end does she come out of, […]

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This evening we spent several hours unpacking and organizing many personal items we haven’t looked at in years. Sifting through cardboard boxes on the floor of Isla’s nursery, I uncovered my diary from when I was 15! There were numerous entries about Isaac scrawled all over the pages, surrounded by hearts and x’s and o’s […]

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