Can you smell it?
Some may say it’s shame. Others a peace offering.
But, I prefer to call it an affirmation of constructive criticism. More simply put, chocolate chip cookies.
See, as a teacher and a mom it is inevitable that I am going to from time to time disagree with one or more of my children’s teachers.
And when asked to sign a set of tests while trying to rush four kids out the door, in time for the third grader to sing three songs in front of the entire school, on a day when the two kindergartners may possibly be nursing colds… Well, this one mama may or may not have been so inclined as to give that test a piece of her mind.
In orange colored pencil. No, not on a polite little sticky note, but right on the test paper.
Using, but not limited to, such words as clearly, and obviously while pointing out that directions where misunderstood.
Yes, I’m making a double batch this time.
And, yes I’ll send the dimpled three year old in with still warm baked goods in hand so she
thinks knows it was all intended to be constructive, of course.
Anyone else ready for summer break? I know I am.