Ten Reasons to Appreciate Your Children’s Teachers During This Teacher Appreciation Week

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week, Y’all! Ironically, this very special five days comes just before we start high stakes testing in

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Sole Sisters: Two Teachers Help Young Students Run Their First Relay Marathon

Most people cannot fathom running a marathon. Single mother and elementary teacher Tara Lord just ran her second 26.2 mile

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Poetry Month Books and Products

Happy Poetry Month, ya’ll! *This post contains affiliate links* In honor of Poetry Month, this hallowed time of stanzas, similes, metaphors, and

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An Open Letter to Betsy DeVos from the Grizzly Bears

Dear Betsy, Good afternoon. We hope it’s okay to call you by your first name. Since you seem to know

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Growth, Proficiency, and Grizzly Bears

Here at Meaningful Connections, I normally stay far away from politics. I’m all about middle ground, y’all. But there are

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