Seven years ago, I became a mom for the first time. It was a huge moment of growth. Each day felt simultaneously exhilarating and exhausting, time both crawled and flew, and I had a million questions about the tiny creature in front of me.
It struck me as similar to the moment I became a teacher, looking around at 23 wide-eyed nine year olds for whom I was responsible. How could I challenge the kids who were reading several grade levels ahead of their peers? How should I handle the student who crawled under her desk every day? How should I plan for Back to School Night effectively? So. Many. Questions.Read More