Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Is it...

...a good thing to drink too much wine the night before you meet your only babies' very first 'real' school teachers? You know, the ones who will be spending more waking hours MY babies than myself? The ones who may very well have more influence and more impact on MY babies than I do myself? The ones they may have a crush on? The ones they may say they are in love with?

Teachers. I do love them. All of them. Yes, every single one. For all the reasons that we all know, and that my brain is currently too fuzzy to write about properly, in the fashion they deserve. (I just typed desevred). See? Thank God for teachers.

But I love my babies more. And I wanna make sure they feel the same. But I won't say it out loud, not until they are at least 10 years old, cause at that point, that's just too creepy.

My brother loved his grade 2 teacher so much he cried all day on that last day of grade 2. I was in grade 4. They came and got me to ask me to try to get him out of the boys bathroom. I couldn't, he was crying too much. She let him bring home the class hamster for the whole summer. It made him feel better, that made him feel good. That's what teachers do.

But I love them more.

So, how much Chardonnay is too much the night before you let them go? I am not (I just typed snot) sure.

I'll let you know.

6 Comments:

Blogger Silver Creek Mom said...

Hugs and YOU CAN DO IT.
As for how much is too much. I need to make my own to keep up with all the things like that.

Your doing fine. Let us know how happy they are and how heartbroken you are. (I still am at times)

Love and BIG HUGS
Sharon.

7:50 AM EDT  
Blogger BeachMama said...

Wishing you all the best this morning. I hope your head doesn't hurt too much and that you actually find stuff to fill your day. Please be sure to post some photos, and include a self portrait of you crying, I know you will do it ;).

8:15 AM EDT  
Blogger Silver Creek Mom said...

SO how did it go?
SCM WORRING.

2:25 PM EDT  
Blogger Beth said...

I bet those teachers are used to meeting Chardonay'ed mamas on the first day of school.

Good luck.

9:40 PM EDT  
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4:32 PM EDT  
Blogger twinmomplusone said...

hoping all went well nancy!

and that the chardonnay helped you ;)

hugs

11:20 PM EDT  

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