Second Chances

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Two Are Better

One of the many things I love about working with children is having the unique opportunity to relive middle school and view all the shenanigans through a Been There Done That lens. Not much gets past me, but sometimes I choose to ignore things until later. Children don’t get that though. They think they’ve gotten over, pulled the wool over my eyes, outsmarted me.

I’m busy — not blind.~Witty Teacher

That’s so hard for them to comprehend — that adults would ignore some of their silly behaviors and pounce on them when they do something that warrants attention. I have to remind myself daily that they’re just children. They have good parents. They will grow into fine young ladies and men. They will benefit from a second chance, a fourth chance, a sixth chance. They will make good decisions more consistently one day, but for now, I have to…

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