Look at you, my sweet babies, growing up and becoming your own people.
You are intelligent, capable and kind. You are the kind of kids that I want you to bring home as friends and adopted family members of sorts for dinner and game nights.
Going into this upcoming year of school, my sweet kids, there are a few things I want to remind you of.
First, treat your teachers with the utmost respect. Believe it or not, other than give you all their energy, look out for you and help you to become the best version of yourself, they have families, friends and things they do outside of teaching you day in and day out. Although you might imagine they practically live at school (they almost do), they have interests, hobbies and lives outside of you. Remember to treat your dear teachers not only with respect, but with such sweetness and care that they will be blown away with the ways in which you listen and become joys in their lives. [Read more…]