Hi, I’m Alainee!


Keep up with me on my little corner of the internet where I will share my snippets of my life, how I stay healthy, my favorite things, and favorite reads.


NICU Poem

February 5, 2021

I have spent a lot of time reflecting on when my daughter was in the NICU. 9 long weeks of her being in the hospital, away from her family, and the extreme precautions with COVID. One of the most traumatic experiences fo …

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The Folk of Air Series

The Cruel Prince Series by Holly Black ⠀ Overall Rating: 3/5 ⭐️ ⠀ Jude, once taken to the Faerie world after the murder of her parents, takes on a game of kings and courts to find her place in a world where mortals are o …

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Last Minute Gift Ideas

December 13, 2020

Calling all last minute shoppers! Y’all… How is Christmas just a couple of weeks away?! Let me tell you that this is the year my priorities have shifted. Nothing fancy, nothing crazy, just spending quality time with my …

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Gratitude in the Classroom

What does your classroom look like? Are you working hard to build a classroom community with little to no response? Maybe you just haven’t thought about classroom community and expected it to happen naturally. Are you pu …

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Hi, I'm Alainee!


I'm happy you've made it to my page! I am advocate for spreading kindness and joy filled living. I live with my husband, our three beautiful children, and our furry Maltese, Runthers. On top of being a wife and mother, I am also a published author, 8th Grade ELA Teacher, and habits and lifestyle coach. In between spreading positivity and joy, you will find me sharing tips for creating an positive classroom culture, working through trauma, and creating positive habits. You can keep up with my shenanigans on my weekly podcast, Joy & Grace, or listen in on my classroom tips podcast, Learning with Mrs. Simonson.

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