Hello, I've not written a letter to anyone for a little while. I think actually ME was the last person at the beginning of the year... my my how this year has changed and not been what you were expecting at all. A lot has changed, but one of the biggest changes in your own … Continue reading A letter to… me, the runner
Hello fellow teachers all over the world! Hi, I'm Steph. You might never have visited my blog before, but rest assured you are most welcome here. There's a lot going on in the world at the minute, isn't there? It's all a bit crazy and a bit sad and a bit scary. On both a … Continue reading Letters to… teachers up and down the land
Every year, I write a letter to myself as a reminder of, I don't even know what. But it's a little space for me to just let out some steam; to give myself a pep talk when I need it most; to just talk through some of the things I need to talk through. I … Continue reading Letter to myself…
Hey everyone! Today I have the abolsute joy of kicking off the CHCC YA Bookish Joy Blog Fest: a blog tour which will see some of my favourite bloggers celebrating everything they love about books. When I was initially asked to be on this blog tour, it was pitched to me as "write a letter … Continue reading CHCC YA Bookish Joy Blog Fest!
Hello 2019 Steph, it's me... 2018 Steph. How are you? What day is it that you're reading this? What made you come back to this post? Remember you can come back to this post any time you need it. I know you won't because you're stubborn and proud and HATE admitting you need help. Don't worry, … Continue reading Hello, you.
Happy Wednesday! Today I'm here as part of the blog tour for the brilliant Rosie Loves Jack by Mel Darbon. "They can't send you away. What will we do? We need us. I stop your angry, Jack. And you make me strong. You make me Rosie." Rosie loves Jack. Jack loves Rosie. So when they're … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Rosie Loves Jack
Opening the door to my classroom. Positive feedback. Seeing how much progress my kids have made. Pictures from my kids. Reading books. Fenwicks Christmas Window. Texts that make me smile. Livin on a Prayer. The future. Reading books and knowing EXACTLY who to recommend them to. handing over the perfect book to a child and … Continue reading Happiness is…
I've done 4 weeks of teaching now, so I feel this is a good time to write another happy things post. Walking into my classroom every single morning. Having my own classroom. My kids drawing me pictures. Feedback from my first observation. The culture of caring in the classroom. Laughing with my kids. Making my … Continue reading If it makes you happy…
Hello. It's 2 years since I posted my first blog post. Today I'm celebrating all of the happy things that have happened over the past 2 years. All of the bookish brilliance. Making the best bunch of friends a girl can have. Having so much support it makes me burst with joy. Making a best … Continue reading Happy things – bloggerversary edition
Hello pals, I'm writing this here letter because something pretty BONKERS happened in my life recently and I need to get my thoughts down before they take over my world. I'll probably cry reading this through, writing this and then talking about it, but that's OK. As RuPaul once said, "Emotions don't scare me". So … Continue reading A letter to… you!