Parents keep learning lessons and thanking their lucky stars when their children survive human error.
The feelings experienced on the first day of two schools' amalgamation is what I imagine the atmosphere at the reception at a shotgun wedding must be like.
New Mothers are vulnerable. Be kinder as you don't know what their day may have been like.
Teaching and misrepresentation. I hate being on the team that everyone hates yet I love what I do. Why can't we ask for the same things other workers ask for (as is their rights) without a hate fest being thrown at us?
Teachers lose their voices. This is their occupational hazard!
So this is it. The back to work countdown is slowly creaking its clanking, awkward way to a mind numbing close. Back on Monday. How do I feel? I know how I have felt. Super, I thought. Positive, I lied. Blissfully ignoring it, I now realise. Sad, I can confirm. At a bit of a loss, for definite. … Continue reading The Fear
We have just had house guests. Friends of old from England. They have been over many times. I hope they will be back many more. I have never worried about their visits before. I always made detailed plans for each day. The filmstar exhibition at Newbridge. Clonmacnoise. Lunches in little hideouts. Drinks in olde worlde … Continue reading House Guests and Babies: Can you have both?