There are a lot of tough jobs out there- doctor, nurse, police officer, fireman and really any physical labor job. After a couple of weeks of “isolation schooling” I would put teacher at the top of that list. I have one child and am barely hanging on so I can’t imagine what parents with multiple children are feeling.
It’s not even the amount of work that has been given out by our teachers. It’s truly just getting into a rhythm and getting your child to sit down and do the work. I mean if my child whines as much at school as she does during “home school” I’m surprised her teacher hasn’t kicked her out of 2nd grade!
I’m sure I’m not alone in this. I’m not a teacher for a reason- I lack patience and creativity. Not to mention our children are usually at their worst when they are with us right? So how do we navigate the next couple of months? I have no clue so I went to the experts. Here is a great article from some teachers in California to help get you through the end of the school year!