I am an elementary educator and freelance writer. I enjoy writing about education, health and fitness and every day life issues. You can find some of my writing at egallagher.contently.com.
My Cuddle Muffin
My First Dog Love When you find a dog that melts every part of your heart, you know that this dog is part of your family and part of your life unconditionally.
Earth Day 2021
What Is Earth Day? Earth Day began in 1970. It was created by Wisconsin senator Gaylord Nelson. It is celebrated every year on April 22 with the intention of raising awareness about pollution and taking care of the environment by reducing, reusing, and recycling resources.
Mask: a covering for all or part of a face, worn as a disguise, or to amuse or terrify others; disguise The visual jagged lines and penetrating noise on the TV screen screamed at him. The piercing sound of the static and the visual snow made him cringe as he continued to get ready to leave his torturous dwelling…..
A Mother's Love....
What is a Mother’s Love? A mother’s love is like nothing else in the world. It knows no boundaries and will crush anything that stands in its path. It is an unconditional love, with no strings attached. You love your child for who they are, who they have become and no matter what.
What is Gratitude?
What is gratitude? Gratitude is the quality of being thankful. It also means the readiness to show appreciation for kindness and to be willing to return kindness. Gratitude is a feeling of thankfulness for what you have and not always wanting more. When you are grateful, you acknowledge the goodness in your life and feel positive emotions, enjoy and relish good experiences, and continue to build strong relationships.
Create a Family Newsletter
Children are spending more time at home and often getting bored. This is the best time to encourage a new hobby or interest. Or if they have an interest in a sport that has been delayed due to Covid-19, this is the perfect time to keep learning about their sport while at home. Creating a newsletter on a hobby or sport they love will keep children immersed in learning, other than day to day remote learning through school.
Science Fun With Your Child
Children love science because there is so much opportunity to use everyday objects and perform experiments to ease learning. It is a fact that we learn when we do, and rather than reading about it, it is best to have a child experience the learning by doing it themselves. Then, of course, the best part is the “ah-ha” moment you get from them which is undeniably the best feeling for a teacher or a parent.
Parents During Lockdown
During the pandemic, learning has changed and children are experiencing a hybrid mix of in-school and remote learning. How does this affect the parents who are trying so hard to keep their homes and families thriving in these uncertain times?