• I Lied To My Child's Teacher, And Here's Why

    5 monthes ago - By Scary Mommy

    As a former educator, I am almost always on board with what my kids' teachers ask of them, and of me, as their parent. I know that today's teachers are bogged down with standardized test scores, constant budget cuts, and face challenges that teachers of generations before didn't. And regarding the great homework debate, I don't mind that my kids have it. In fact, I completely understand why they have it, and fully support their teachers by making sure it gets done.
    Usually.
    This past winter break, however, was different. For the first time since becoming a parent, when I saw my 3rd...
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