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Day 257: Our Teachers

We are at a new school this year, and we have a fresh kindergartner and a preschooler. We know almost no one in town, which is not ideal for a family of introverts. Needless to say, we've had a few struggles in the "enthusiasm for school" category. I mentioned it to one of the boys' teachers and she was so consoling to me, and later to the sad and scared little boy.

I know that it takes a certain type of person to be a teacher. A good teacher, anyway. But there's an even smaller niche of people who want to be Catholic school teachers. They get paid so little to do so much work, often with minimal resources. The few that we have encountered personally have showered our family with so much grace. It's definitely not something manufactured. I am so grateful to feel secure dropping our kids off at their school and with their particular teachers this year.

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