Dear NEA Scratch Pad:
I’d like to share my wish with the Scratch Pad readers.
A Mother’s Wish: Every morning, I try to start the day positively for my daughter’s sake regardless of how much sleep we didn’t get the night before. Today was no exception. I woke her up at 8:25, only three short hours after she finally fell asleep, after the usual night-long restless tossing and turning, scratching, crying, and scratching some more. We were already running late for her big day.
Today, I took my 3-year-old daughter to her first day of preschool, telling myself “she needs this, she will have fun.” My