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Re: teaching and motherhood

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From: Judy Nagel (jdnag_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Aug 27 2002 - 18:46:50 PDT


Meeeee tooo! I was teaching MS and had crackers and 7 up in the supply
closet for emergencies!
Judy Nagel
Sax Arts & Crafts
jdnag@elknet.net
jnagel@saxarts.com
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From: "jtowle" <thetowles@yahoo.com>
To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <artsednet@lists.getty.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, August 27, 2002 6:39 PM
Subject: Re: teaching and motherhood

> Ohhhh, honey. I feeeeel your pain. I was pregnant with my first while
> teaching HS art. I think I took a nap everyday after school! In
> retrospect I wasn't a very good teacher while pregnant...crabby,
> emotional, tired. Spent a lot of time sitting. Took naps during my plan.
> I finally had to take early leave because I just couldn't take it anymore.
> Sorry for the horror story....
>
> Don't feel bad about being tired...remember that your body is running a
> marathon everyday. Kids are really pretty understanding about prego
> teachers...even nurturing and protective. Cherish the present. Hey...maybe
> you should MODEL for the kids!:)
>
> JT
>
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