Wednesday, September 12, 2012
say my name
After noticing during our bedtime routine that Chloe had hummed the same music phrase over and over for a good minute I asked her, "Hey Chlo, does your teacher ever ask you to stop humming in class?"
Without pause she answered, "Yes. Today she did, when we were working on something." She paused and grinned, "I like it when she says my name. It makes me feel special."
That about broke my heart.
Now she's not the type that will repeat an offense just to get her teacher's attention, but she is grasping for it. She is noticing the void of affection that her preschool teachers always returned with great abandon.
Before entering Kindergarten and public school I knew thirty was too many children in a Kindergarten classroom. It's just too many, I think logic stands to that. But today I felt it.