Back at the beginning of January, I shared a time lapsed Reel on instagram of me batch planning and the feedback was enormous!  I had so many questions on what is batch planning, how do I do it, and what can people do to get started.  I promised everyone a blog post and then life happened.  Y’all know how that goes.  Batch planning has been a life saver for me and I want to share it with you.  It can transform and streamline your processes so that you can find that better work/life balance.

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We all have those days right?  Those days where nothing goes right in the classroom and we have to scrap the plans to manage behavior or because our students don’t have the skills needed to continue on.  Those days where you go home and want to crawl in bed and never come back out. Am I alone in this?  I hope and pray that those days are far and few between.  I know especially now in the COVID era of teaching it can be so hard to maintain a positive attitude. If you are feeling lost, overwhelmed, unhappy, or extremely stressed, it might be time to revamp your self-care routine.  

Self-care has been something I’ve had to really work at over the past few years.  I struggle with mental health disorders that can often be made worse when I am not partaking in self care strategies.  I am by no means perfect, but I have come to realize these strategies are useful in helping to prevent burn out.

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