My favourite quote that I found recently is “If you fail to plan, then plan to fail.” I think that sums up this blog post about how new teachers can be successful outside of school. Read about these key tips for new teachers from real teachers.
Meal prep and batch cooking! These two new habits have helped me ensure I have food at work and home as well as lose weight. It is easy to skip meals and eat junk when you work teacher hours. I take Sundays to meal prep and batch cook for the week. Kristy from 2 Peas and a Dog
I wrote this blog post a few years ago, which is still very popular with great ideas to help teachers dress well on a budget. Read 10 Tips for Dressing Well on a Teacher Budget. Kristy from 2 Peas and a Dog
Honestly, I love my crockpot. I will usually make something on Sunday and have left-overs for dinner during the week. For breakfast and lunch, I have protein drinks from Costco. Laura Zank from Research Based Teaching Tools
It can be easy to fall into the comparison trap in the world of teaching. Instead of focusing on how much more stylish, fun, hip, smart, tech-savvy, creative, or independent the teacher next door is, concentrate on everything you have to offer. Combine your strengths with what your colleagues are good at to form meaningful partnerships. Working together and encouraging one another will always make you feel accomplished. Melissa from The Reading and Writing Haven
I have a chef who cooks for me once a week. Angie Sherbondy from Best Power Points for Spanish
Don’t be too hard on yourself. Do your best and believe that is enough. Jenny Newberry from Bulletin Board Bonanza
Check out these Teacher Life Hacks full of time saving techniques to help you spend more time with those you love.
- Teacher Life Hack: Slow Cooker
- Teacher Life Hack: Lunch Prep
- Teacher Life Hack: Cleaning Routine
- Teacher Life Hack: Sort Laundry Nightly
- Teacher Life Hack: Mason Jar Salads
- Teacher Life Hack: Grocery Shopping
- Teacher Life Hack: Shredded Chicken
- Teacher Life Hack: Breakfast Food