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I dont know what happened,but two events today just threw me off.

Between children getting chocolates that REALLY didnt need them and starting a conversation I never should have to begin with, I left work irritated.

Never and Always are two words that get people in trouble. Just because you believe in your pedagogy,doesnt mean its 100% correct or that it fits every situation or ever child even. And just because you dont agree with someone elses way of thinking (or living), that doesnt make it wrong. Or inferior for that matter.

And the last time I checked, Canada wasnt Heaven. . .or anything close to it. Not that this person believes in Heaven whatsoever. Regardless, that (Canada) being your frame of reference for EVERY topic brought up is SO past old.

I wasnt aware that corporal punishment was an "American" term. Vocabulary builder anyone?

Yes, Im venting.

I need to.

Usually, I overlook these things (or people) but today was just one of those days. Im allowed. I havent had one since Ive been here.

Now back to my liquid state.

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  1. Ah, the dreaded "Well, back home we do it THIS way, and it works so much better!" commentary. I've certainly been there and thought that, but after any amount of research/time in country one would realise that the UAE is NOTHING like "back home", and comparisons are a bit silly.

    Happy venting, I'm sure you'll be back on track soon!

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