Was I freaking out or being self-aware?

Was I freaking out or being self-aware?

My anxious mind envisioned chaos. When I first realized that I was going to be in the classroom with k-5th graders, I wasn’t sure I would remember how to talk to them. What was a k-5 vocabulary? At the time, 2 years ago, my kids were 20, 18 and 14 way beyond...