Thank you Ute for this excellent message during the Christmas season. We’re all stressed out by everything that needs to be accomplished in these few weeks, so this is a good reminder to remember what it’s really all about.
Before Christmas – or the Holiday season – children get very tired. There are many things going on at school: tests, exams, assemblies and all kind of celebrations.
During this time of the year, schools observe an increase of injuries on the playground, children get easily sick and this all can take a heavy toll on the whole family.
One of our favourite poems for this season is “Be kind to your turkey this Christmas” by Benjamin Zephanaiah. I got inspired and composed this very short poem that I dedicate to all the parents (please be indulgent: English is my fourth language…).
I’d like to make it longer… so, here is my challenge for you: If you can come up with some lines, please add them in the comment.
I will add them in the most homogeneous way (I promise that I’ll do my best!) and re-publish…
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