When I figured it out, I felt guilty...for about two seconds.
Then I realized I loved the the tiny baby snuggled in my arms was as much as my student’s parents love them.
Now I shake my head at how much saviorism had fogged my perspective.
Teacher mamas, I know you understand.
Just in case you need a reminder between all the loud voices telling you otherwise:
•Your babies are your priority
•Your students are already loved
•Your job is to teach
Don’t feel guilty for being a mom first.
When we take care of our needs and our families we become even better teachers.
Drop some emojis of your kids 👶🏽👧🏽 in the comments if you agree with me.
I'm a teacher, mama, and mentor. I created the You Before School e-course and more. I'm here to encourage and share self-efficacy skills for women.