I first discovered blogs last year when I changed grade levels unexpectedly. I went from teaching third grade, my grade level home for my first four years of teaching, next door to one of my very best friends, Hey DD1! :), to being assigned to a new grade level/school a week before school started.
It was so hard, I mean SO HARD. While my new grade level was great at sharing resources, they weren't always electronic and weren't always aligned with my teaching style. The day I discovered Courtney's blog, I think I literally squealed! :)
Also, a life saver during my year in second grade with her awesome math products and fantastic freebies?
This year I'm in a new grade level again and it's been so much easier adapting with the help of these lovely ladies. :)
I'm off to cuddle on the couch with my sweet pup and finalize my plans for tomorrow! :) If you are already off, lucky, if not...we're so close! :)