Let it go, buddy

You pulled at your paper napkin when your teacher told you it was time. You dropped the pieces one by one on the floor. Clean up your teacher reminded. You missed lunch play outside time. On your mat you kick and sputter hateful words. Spent, you fell asleep.

Communities have to work together, teacher reported. Your not cleaning up was hard for all of us. Next time let’s make it work better for all of us. Let’s….

I’m tired, grandma. Let’s go home now.

Okay, buddy. I am glad you blew out some feelings today. You must have a lot of them stuffed inside. (The teacher can manage and support you)OplaysatPS.jpg

Yes, I do. Now I’m sleepy again.

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