Explaining my First Painting of Paris | An American in Paris 2016

I made this video explaining the scene of my First Paris painting... https://youtu.be/Af23L6iK8EA Over the holiday I got to read the coolest book on Paris! An incredible historic tome of only 792 pages I think of which I managed to power through close to 550 of ... and so my trip all came back to … Continue reading Explaining my First Painting of Paris | An American in Paris 2016

Election Day and Jeannette Rankin

If you want to read my book about one of my biggest inspirations and heroines  Jeannette Rankin just click here. Women in Congress Watching the news this morning I am so inspired by all the women who were elected to Congress this morning. So it reminded me of the first woman ever elected to Congress … Continue reading Election Day and Jeannette Rankin

Levi Bear Goes To School Kickstarter Campaign Launched

You can help get this project off the ground by supporting my kickstarter campaign here! Here's the storyline: Levi bear lived in Glacier National Park in Montana with his mother and siblings. Levi bear was just like any other bear. He picked huckleberries with his mom on the mountainside. He swam in the lake on … Continue reading Levi Bear Goes To School Kickstarter Campaign Launched

Why Montana Bear School? | Learn to Read | Common Core Standards Love

How many people have asked me this these last few days. Why Montana Bear School? What is Montana Bear School? Here's what it says on my why page: Teaching Experience I have worked as a teacher in numerous classrooms from pre-k at Head Start through 2nd grade in the elementary schools over the last 10 … Continue reading Why Montana Bear School? | Learn to Read | Common Core Standards Love

Starting School with Confidence | 8 Things I Wish Every Kindergarten Parent Would Know

Is your child starting kindergarten this year? Listen Here Kindergarten is very different then it was when I was student teaching just back in 2003! It's much more like first grade then when we were kids. None of this is set in stone, every school district is different and every student moves at a different … Continue reading Starting School with Confidence | 8 Things I Wish Every Kindergarten Parent Would Know