Posts Tagged ‘work’


I am dusty, dirty, sweaty and my hands hurt. A day in the life of a teacher two days before school starts. I had forgotten how much physical labor is involved with working at an elementary school. Not that every day is like this, just the first few days and the last few. I guess a few in-between, too. That’s okay, I was super lazy over the summer, so I can use the exercise.

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My Best Interests

First, a note: Thank you, Susan, for keeping my best interests at heart. She reminded me that perhaps my post from a few days ago would not be looked upon favorably by some parents who might stumble upon my blog. Very true. I’d hate to offend anyone with my sick sense of humor. So, Susan, here’s to you!

We spent the day in training today and I am wiped out. Luckily, it is a good training so it does not feel like a waste of time. S. had an okay day at her new daycare- she cried a little and only slept about an hour. I think she’ll be fine once she gets used to it.

I have some web surfing to do, so I must away! I hope you all had a good day.

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In Mourning in the Morning

I have to go back to work tomorrow. I work at an elementary school and it’s our first day of training. Teachers don’t officially have to go back until Thursday, but we are having early training this year. So, two days less of summer.

S. is going to her new childcare provider tomorrow. I think it will work out fine, but this is the first time she’s ever been watched by someone who’s not a relative. It’ll be a lot worse for me than for her, I predict. The worst part will be naptime, I think. She’s not great at napping anywhere besides her own bed.

So begins another school year. Wish me luck.

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