Eileen is a New York City Public School teacher in Brooklyn by day and a freelance writer, Community Manager to Mamiverse, wife, and mother of two boys by night. She graduated from NYU with honors with a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education Eileen is also the founder of mommyteaches.com, where she blogs about teaching, parenting, and the blessings and trials that life has to offer. Her blog has received numerous awards/nominations, including the Circle of Moms Top 25 Teacher Mom, Best Latin@ Education Blogger nomination, Hispano Blogger Award and The Social Revolucion SXSWi 2013 award. Follow Eileen on Twitter @EileenCCampos and @MommyT3aches.com
Eileen is a New York City Public School teacher in Brooklyn by day and a freelance writer, Community Manager to Mamiverse, wife, and mother of two boys by night. She graduated from NYU with honors with a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education Eileen
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September 2, 2015
I’m sad to say this year I don’t have a child in Kindergarten but I consider myself an expert since I have taught the grade for several years and I know the expectations of the children, parents, and teachers. It’s such a sweet grade because many children haven’t been to school prior to this experience and they’re all so innocent and excited. Yet, it can be a stressful experience for everyone involved so below I've listed 10 Tips For A Great Kindergarten Year. 1. Plan to take the day off for your child – I’m not sure how it works in your district but in my experience, there is a “weaning...
October 30, 2014
My boys love to load up on fruits. It’s much harder to get them to eat vegetables, but everything is a work in progress right? They have their healthy choices and unhealthy choices, but we are taking baby steps as a family to eliminate those unhealthy foods and replace them with the healthier options. Every few days, my sons enjoy a fruit salad with a medley of three to four fruits; as a result, I always stock up on fruits. I was running low on fruit this week so we ran to the supermarket to buy some together. As the boys chose raspberries and blackberries, I couldn’t help but look at the...
October 31, 2013
I know Halloween only comes once a year and what harm can it possibly do, but why shouldn’t we at least try to go a healthier route with our children this time of year? After all, with such a high increase of obesity and diabetes in young children, why not begin the journey to a healthier life starting with a fun “holiday” they love? I like to respect the views of all people. This is part of why I have changed my way of thinking and my approach to Halloween. I have chosen a healthier and more creative route for my own trick-or-treaters and my classroom children. For one thing, we switched it...