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I am a first grade teacher who has rediscovered a love for firsties this year. I have taught pre-k, kindergarten, first grade and even second over the past 16 years. I have been married for 17 years to my wonderful husband and have been blessed with 2 very active boys.

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Pre-K/Kindergarten Literacy

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An Award and a Linky

What's better thank reaching 100 followers and an award on your birthday? 
I am so EXCITED!

A HUGE thank you to the fabulous Miss Elementary for giving me this award:)

Miss Elementary

This award highlights blogs that have under 200 followers.

Here are the rules for it:

1. Copy and paste this award on your blog.

2. Thank the giver and link back to them.

3. Reveal 5 other bloggers and let them know by commenting on their blog.

So here are the 5 blogs I am awarding the Liebster Blog Award to:

Please stop by their blogs and check them out!  In addition, there are some really FABULOUS blogs over at the Newbie Blog Hop Linky Party with Janice at Grade Three is the Place for Me!

    1.  what state you are in?  Florida

    2.  your current teaching position: 1st Grade Teacher
    3.  your teaching experience: 16 years teaching PK-2nd with the majority in k and 1st
    4.  when you started blogging:  May 2012
    5.  share a blogging tip / blogging resource:  If you don't know something, just ask.  Lots of    bloggers will reply and some will even go above and beyond! There is an amazing community of teachers out there. Its all about building relationships. 
Mrs. Wathen
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  1. Hope your birthday was extra special.

    ✣ Miss Nelson✣
    Miss Nelson’s Blog

  2. Happy Birthday, myy birthday is on Friday.I'm your newest follower. If you get a chance visit my blog "Calling Plays in 2nd Grade".


  3. I just found your blog from the Newbie blog hop! I'm your newest follower. I love your blog design... so cute! Come by and check out my blog sometime!
    Sample’s Superstars

  4. Thanks for following my blog! I am your newest follower. Your blog is too cute!
    Kelly Teach

  5. Congrats on your followers and Happy Birthday!!

  6. Hi!
    Super cute blog. I found you on the Newbie Blog linky. I nominated your blog for an award. Stop by to pick it up.


  7. Just found your CUTE Blog!

    The Hive

  8. Glad you have been having such a great birthday! I live in Florida as well. :)
    Happy to be your newest follower.
    Learning 4 Keeps

  9. Thank you for following my blog and happy belated! Glad we are blog buddies now!


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