15 Reasons You Deserve Ice Cream at the End of a Tough Day of Teaching

Not that you need a reason, but if you’re looking for one, we can help!

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Being a teacher is definitely one of the most rewarding jobs you can have, but it’s also a lot of work. And sometimes you just have a really tough day. You know what we’re talking about … one of those hold-back-tears, everything-went-wrong, missed-my-planning-period, downright difficult kinds of day.

The next time you have one of those days, we want to make a suggestion—eat more ice cream. Here are our top 15 reasons you deserve ice cream at the end of a tough day of teaching. If you have other suggestions, please include them in the comments!

1. Because you missed your lunch time for the second time this week.

#eatmoreicecream

 

2. Because your admin asked you to switch your math curriculum … again.

#eatmoreicecream

 

3. Because it really is cheaper than therapy.

#eatmoreicecream

 

4. Because you powered through the third staff meeting of the week.

#eatmoreicecream

 

5. Because you had a glitter spill before 9 AM.

#eatmoreicecream

 

6. Because sprinkles make everything, yes everything, better.

#eatmoreicecream

 

7. Because you have the best teacher BFF always looking out for you, and you want to treat her.

#eatmoreicecream

 

8. Because the copier didn’t jam ALL DAY.

#eatmoreicecream

 

9. Because your students make you happy. And happy people eat ice cream (it’s science).

#eatmoreicecream

 

10. Because you missed out on your caffeine fix for the day.

#eatmoreicecream

 

11. Because you still have work to do and ice cream makes it more tolerable.

#eatmoreicecream

 

12. Because it’s a good way to unwind after school with your own kids.

#eatmoreicecream

 

13. Because your principal recognized you for your hard work so you should treat yourself.

#eatmoreicecream

 

14. Because you found an amazing deal on school supplies and have to do something with the savings.

#eatmoreicecream

 

15. Because ___________________. Let’s face it—you don’t need a reason. Enjoy!

#eatmoreicecream

You deserve it!

 

 

Stacy Tornio

Posted by Stacy Tornio

Stacy Tornio is a senior editor with WeAreTeachers. Nearly everyone in her family is a teacher. So she decided to be rebellious and write about teachers instead.

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