It took me less than 5 minutes, I told her. All I had to do was meet my class.
Teachers are jugglers. The balls and plates and swords and bowling balls and pins are in the air from the very first moment the children step into your line and become your class. We simply cannot afford to "get into the swing of things" later on in the week or the year.
It's such a blessing to be doing the work I was born to do. Let the fun begin!