Time Out Tuesday: Animal Love

Today was like 95% better than yesterday! Thank goodness! Kiddos were sooooo happy to have me back in their class (I've been there many times this school year) and they were really good. A few funny things.

I was at the desk during prep time and I looked out the window and saw a kid running. He looked over, saw me , and then started walking. I don't even have to be outside or near the kid and they obey the teacher lol! And then in the hall, a kinder class walked by and I waved and one shouted, " Hi Mr. T!" Oh goodness. I am not Mr. T. I look nothing like him and I don't say "Pity the fool!" Lol.  And then at writing, a kiddo asked me, "Ms. T, how do you spell DSI?" Um, kiddo, you just spelled it!

Ok, today's TOT (time out Tuesday) topic is animal love. I know I love me some fur babies! I have one, Checkers. After a tough day, she is there to greet me and give me some loving.  And she adores pestering helping me blog. Evidence from yesterday!

Licking while I try to type (that's marker on my hand, not a cut)

Kneading me while I try to type

Looking at me adoringly. Or saying, "Mom, I'm just helping!"

Fur babies can lift our spirits. It's been proven that just petting them for a few minutes can lower your stress! So pet your fur babies! I also love talking about her in class and it helps the kids relate with me. Very helpful especially if it is my first time in the class. Checkers is often a topic for my writing examples in class and the kids love it!

Quick news: My TN store is have a sale for my grand opening. I 3 items on sale and they are now only $0.90!!! Lasts til Saturday!

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  1. Cute! Love your kitty. She is adorable!

    Lyndsey
    A Year of Many Firsts

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  2. My word, Mr. T?! haha

    And how adorable is Checkers. Love the name. My cat's just had kittens and we're trying to think of what to call the balls of fluff.

    I'm a new follower, but I've been reading up on your posts for a while (felt like it's now time). Cannot wait to hear more about your stories. They always crack me up xx
    Daydreams of a Student Teacher

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    1. Aw thanks Emmy!

      With her little checkered face, it was so fitting!

      I'll hop on over and follow you too ;)

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  3. I love it...thanks for the laugh! I really miss that the most about teaching little ones. They are always so funny! Okay & Checkers is adorable! My kitty, Bella is distracting in the same ways...except a little different. She is a little more demanding...hehehe. She will actually lay right on top of anything I am working on...so funny.

    Michelle

    The 3AM Teacher

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    1. That must make it hard to make that gorgeous clipart sometimes lol :)

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