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Workaholic became a father. Everything changed.

by mrswank804 on January 4, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


Before October 2nd, 2011, I lived for work. I defined myself by my work as a teacher. Twelve to fourteen hour days were the norm for me. I spent my weekends at the school. Then, my daughter was born.

I still work hard, but my priorities are different. Strangely enough, becoming a father has made me a better teacher. I'm acutely aware that every student I teach is someone else's son or daughter.

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