A Mother’s Just Deserts
The Good Teacher
In the morning hush before they descended, Judy practiced being kind. It didn’t come naturally. She focused on breathing and meditation and the positives the day would bring. Judy prided herself on not raising her voice or using sarcasm with her students, so she could always make the claim “I don’t speak to you disrespectfully, so please don’t answer me that way” without earning a snigger.