I know that I’m really tired.
I know that Parent-Teacher Conferences start tomorrow morning at 7:15am.
I know that we know our students inside and out (and have the data to back up our opinions).
I know that parents are going to receive more information about their child than they ever needed to know – and that they are (generally) going to be incredibly grateful for this level of care and attention.
I know that I still have hours of writing ahead of me.
I know that my Fleetwood Mac Pandora station is exactly what I need right now.
I know that I should not be preparing everything the night before conferences.
I know that today is the only day in the last two weeks that I have been able to sit down and do this work.
I know that I wish I had a glass of wine at my desk.
I know that I don’t have to pack a lunch tomorrow or Friday because our Parent Reps are providing lunch for us during conferences.
I know that SB ’18 starts precisely at 4:00pm on Friday.
I know that I am so desperately ready for this break.
I know that I am driving down to Telluride this weekend for a yoga Continuing Education course.
I know that I am excited for my family to visit over SB ’18.
I know that I am hesitant to experience both of my parents in the same place at the same time since their divorce a few years ago.
I know that my kiddos are so desperately ready for this break.
I know that they’ll come back to school in April, ready to jump in for our Spring Musical tryouts and rehearsals.
I know that some kids will be nervous and will say that they’re sick and can’t come to school.
I know that I am thinking about doing a silly tryout to help calm the kids’ nerves a bit.
I know that everyone will be included in the play, no matter what happens on Tryout Day.
I know that my job is incredibly taxing and hard.
I know that your job is incredibly taxing and hard.
I know that everyone’s job is incredibly taxing and hard.
I know that handstand breaks keep me sane.
I know that I am grateful for this, my first Slice of Life challenge, and for you, my audience.
I know that I work at the best school on the planet.
I know that, even though I always said that I would never be a teacher (well, 15 years ago when I was young and knew so much), I am doing the work that I am supposed to be doing.