Originally posted on Teaching the Teacher:
The most painful lesson to watch children learn is that life isn’t fair. This is the same whether teaching in China or at home.
It’s amazing how quickly the small playground squabbles can give way to major life events.
It’s a hard lesson to learn that things can happen outside of anyone’s control and all you can do is go along for along for the ride.
Some kids talk, others shut down.
Often I find myself with no more advice than:
‘This too shall pass little one…’
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