I just had a parent-teacher conference with Aurora’s teacher. I love it that her teacher can see the way that she shines so clearly. I get so caught up in the struggles we have at home that I forget how awesome my kid is. ;) <3
Aurora is the kid who runs to offer hugs and encouragement to kids who are hurt, she’s the one who writes notes to the troublemaker saying “you made a bad choice but I’m still your friend” (and the kid keeps every single note the teacher says), she makes sure her teacher gets a hug every morning and every afternoon, she’s the kid braiding flower chains and giving them to other kids during recess, she’s the kid who does spins and cartwheels when she’s given an award at a school assembly, she’s the kid sneaking books into her desk (*ahem*), and she’s the kid who argues that she knows everything but is willing to listen so that the teacher can teach everyone else (after being reminded about that).