This is such a moving tale of not just a teacher but an entire educational community which saw their mission as one of supporting students in social and emotional growth, not just academics. What a wonderful shout out to them.
At my triplets 4th birthday party our middle triplet got a tummy ache. She was standing in the middle of our living room when she got “the look”. It was all coming up. As she began to throw up, her preschool teacher flew across the room (seriously, I think she had a super hero cape on) and actually caught my daughters vomit in her hands.
“Um, did you just catch my daughters vomit?”
“Yes, what was I else was I supposed to do?”
She then spent the next few minutes helping me clean up what made its way to the floor and what made its way on to my daughter.
That was my first experience with one of my children’s teachers going way beyond their job description.It wasn’t my last and I can bet that there will be many more.
A few weeks ago two of my teenaged daughter’s…
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