Junior Infants teachers – can we canonise them all?!

Junior Infants teachers

Junior Infants teachers – they are saints. Absolute saints.

Let me set the scene. Picture 33 four and five-year-olds in the one room. The vast majority of them are giddy. They are not used to sitting down for prolonged periods. They are all probably talking over each other. To me it sounds like utter hell. However, that the reality for Aidan’s Junior Infants teacher and Junior Infants teachers all over the country five days a week. And do you know what, the woman that teachers my fella deserves a medal. Or fifty bloody medals for that matter!  Continue reading

Why I’m sending my son to naíonra

naíonra

Aidan, all set for his first day in naíonra

This time last year I wrote a post all about Aidan heading off to playschool for the very first time. I worried about how he’d get on, about whether his speech delay would hold him back and about whether he’d fit in. I need not have worried. He flew it. He loved play school.  Continue reading