Today was exciting! So exciting that I fell asleep just after posting Spitzle. So...quick before bed, bebbahs!
The kids were fun, except when two boys decided to pile on one boy. They had the 'we were just playing' defense. Good thing he was feisty and tried to defend himself, and I caught it all before he had to. He didn't lose any face this way. 9 year old boys can be ridiculous. The two bullifying boys get to walk laps this week instead of playin'. I told them if anything like that happens again, they'll have to carry a sign that says, "I'm a bully, don't play with me." I don't know if I can actually make them do that. But at least I could make them write a letter to a victim and to their own parents.
One of my boys kept trying to get my attention during a class activity, and I kept saying, "Not now, buddy." Well. He wrote down one of the coolest things a kid has ever written to me. When I talked to him later, I told him we should keep this under wraps for now, and that I want to know more when there's time. Here's what he wrote. "Sometimes When I sleep I can see to future"
Now if this was the movies, this would invariably be a spooky kid. He's not. He's awesome. And that note? Awesomest thing I've seen in a while!
G'nite everyone. I love you. I especially love the way your eyes do that thing when you smile.