The PedsDocTalk Podcast

86: Confessions of a School Teacher

September 08, 2021 Dr. Mona Amin
The PedsDocTalk Podcast
86: Confessions of a School Teacher
Show Notes

On this episode I welcome Michelle, a  teacher going into her 10th year of teaching family consumer science to grades 7-12 in the Midwest. We discuss the following: 

  • Things we wish parents would understand
  • The problem with being a “lawnmower parent”
  • The importance of sleep in school-age kids 
  • The importance of communication with children’s teachers about concerns
  • How being a pediatrician is similar to being a teacher 
  • Systemic problems with education and healthcare 

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