Parents

Parent-teacher conferences are coming up (which means fall break is on the horizon–what?), so today I contacted parents of some of the kids I’m a little concerned about to schedule meetings. 

This is not one of my favorite things. I much prefer to write letters bearing only good news. Alas, this also comes with the territory. 

However, several of the parents already emailed me back. Not a single one was defensive. Not one. And I didn’t sugar coat my emails. All were willing to meet. One father even thanked me for reaching out. 

That’s a pretty big thing to do: thank the person who is saying your kid isn’t doing too hot in her class. 

I’m always grateful for parents who are involved and willing to sacrifice for their kid’s education. ❤

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