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Christy Gaurkee
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Examining Life Through the Eyes of Being an Educator, a Mommy, a Foodie, a Traveler and a Writer
Examining Life Through the Eyes of Being an Educator, a Mommy, a Foodie, a Traveler and a Writer

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Summer Fun List 2016
It is summer again! I have just a couple days left of summer school teaching, then that means fun filled days with my creative, enthusiastic little girls, 5 and 3. To me the most important thing is to do enough to keep them engaged, which is code for out of...
Summer Fun List 2016
Summer Fun List 2016
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#Thisis40
#Thisis40 is this year's theme. My friends, my husband, his friends, and I are mostly all turning 40. To be honest, most of the time I am surprised that I am this old. Age has never been a worry for me. I have always loved my birthday and still do. But when...
#Thisis40
#Thisis40
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Summer Loving 2015
Every year way before even the hint of summer, I think of all the fun activities the girls and I will do, but this year work has been rewarding and busy thus my list is a few months behind. Tomorrow will mark my first official day of summer vacation of the ...
Summer Loving 2015
Summer Loving 2015
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Easter Basket Advice
Easter seems to be getting pretty big in terms of the gifting for the kids. As many parents, I opt for getting them toys rather than candy. My kids don't eat a lot of candy, so what I buy ends up getting eaten by me. I am the sweet tooth in the house and th...
Easter Basket Advice
Easter Basket Advice
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Things to Remember as a Mom
1. It may seem fast in a couple of years, but today is still made up of hours and minutes to appreciate and enjoy. Like Walt Whitman, suck the marrow out of parenthood and take the good with the frustrating one step at a time. If you can take it in day by d...
Things to Remember as a Mom
Things to Remember as a Mom
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Painters Tape Saves the Day!
There are days that you just can't make it to be the outdoorsy family you usually are. Perhaps it's a late season snowstorm or hurricane day off of school or my favorite, is the Florida heat is so suffocating today that the layers of sunscreen and gallons o...
Painters Tape Saves the Day!
Painters Tape Saves the Day!
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My Top 7 Choices for Children's books with Black Characters
All of these books provide a positive images of racial differences, however not all the books address this directly. In The Color of Us the little girl is struggling with her own skin color and begins to notice that all her friends in the neighborhood are h...
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3 Tips to Discussing Race with your Kids
Keeping the silence about racial issues is often the response of
many white educated American families in genuine hopes that this alone will be
teach our children that there is an inherent equality among all people. Parents
have convinced themselves that by...
3 Tips to Discussing Race with your Kids
3 Tips to Discussing Race with your Kids
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Lean In
Recently, I read an yet another parenting article where the author gave great practical doable advice about reducing your daily parenting stress and keeping up with the daily things like making dinner, getting the kids dressed and doing one daily chore arou...
Lean In
Lean In
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Spring Break Bucket List
One the greatest blessings at teaching at my independent school is the glorious two weeks of Spring Break that we have at the end of every March. Here is my Spring Break Bucket List this year. We are headed to Orlando for 4 days with Abuelos and little ones...
Spring Break Bucket List
Spring Break Bucket List
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