Thank you for pissing off my teenage daughter…

In honor of the last day of school (today) I’m reflagging this little gem from the 2014 school year.

Vampire Maman

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Dear Ms K,

Thank you for pissing off my child enough so that she tells me about it. If only one person reads this blog today I hope it is you.

Parents are invisible except in what you see in our children. With any luck the best of us reflects in our teens. But they are their own people by this time. They aren’t just influenced by us, but by the kids around them and by the teachers and by what they read.

This is about what they read.

And this is specifically for you, my daughter’s Freshman English teacher.

She says you hate her. I told her that you don’t. She says you’re negative. I’m sure you are but… she doesn’t see what you have to deal with day in and day out. Or you might not be negative at all except through the eyes of a frustrated 14…

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2 thoughts on “Thank you for pissing off my teenage daughter…

    • Thank you. Being a teacher or a high school student isn’t easy these days. I think as a parent I appreciate the teachers much more than the kids every will (or they will when they turn 40 and think back on it all.)

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