My New Classroom

I am starting out this new school year as a Head Start Teacher and will continue to learn with little people.

Inquiries of a 4-year-old

T: Miss Saraaa. You look different. Me: I look different? How do I look different? T looks me over quizzically, not sure exactly how I look different. I know what it is that she noticed so I show my body from the side so that she can see my hair. T (noticing my hair): You…

“~kyuuu” says my 3-year-old when I ask him to say thank you He sounds like a Pokémon ❤ ❤ ♪(๑ᴖ◡ᴖ๑)♪

Playing House

The three little ones were busy cooking as I sat down to play house with them. “I’m so hungry?”, I said as I rubbed my stomach. “Can you give me something to eat?” “Yeah”, said K and he pulls out a pan from the cupboard. The three are tinkering away in the kitchen, making me…

Highlight of my day 😊

The kids were eating animal crackers. I noticed one was a hippo and I pointed it out to D. Me: “Oh, look D. It’s a hippo.” D: “Po.” (while looking up at me) Me: “It’s a hip-po, D. Can you say hip-po?” D: ….. “Po.” Ayyyy 😍😍. He’s so cute❤❤. He can’t quiet speak yet,…

Pulling Heartstrings

Sometimes these kids just pull at my heartstrings. Like when they cry during lunch because there’s no more mac and cheese, when they’re scared of the fire alarm going off during a fire drill and you just want to pull them close and hug them tight, when they’re crying for their mommy because they miss…