I know, it sounds like I am always complaining about motherhood, and I hope you all know that I LOVE being a mother. I love to find the funny in anything, and I've found that being a mom has more than it's fair share of opportuninties for that. The latest has had me laughing at random moments since yesterday when I got a call from Ali's teacher. I know I probably should be taking it more seriously, at least that's the impression I got from her teacher, but come on! OK, here's the conversation:
Ali's teacher: "Mrs. Tucker?"
Me: "um, yeah?" ew, I hate being called that...
Ali's teacher: "We sent home the behavior expectations yesterday that you signed and sent back today, and on it, it explains how we work through bad behavior in our classroom."
Me: "I know, I read it, believe it or not." (said sarcastically, as if I'm the only mom that actually DID read the 3 page paper she sent home.)
Ali's teacher: "Yes, well, Ali was in 'red' today after being told 3 times to quit talking. Also, during art, she was using her glue stick as lip gloss."
Ali's teacher: "Not exactly Mrs. Tucker. This is something we need to work through together, and I need you to talk to her and let her know it's not acceptable behavior."
Me: "um, OK. I'll make sure to talk to her tonight... thank you for the heads up..."
Ali's teacher: "And thank you..."
Am I the only one here who thinks maybe this teacher is already ready for a DAY OFF? How do you not laugh at the noisy girl gluing her lips together? I don't think I could keep from laughing if I were her, but apparently that is NOT acceptable. BUT THERE'S MORE!!! When I talked to Ali, I didn't act amused at all. I told her I had better NEVER hear from her teacher again, and she said:
"BUT MOM! WE ONLY GET 3 CHANCES!!!" Try to keep from laughing at that the next time your naughty daughter says that to you! I'm laughing myself into a lot of gray hair!
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