Why Some Kids Hate Christmas

For many students, the holidays are a time of joy and anticipation. However, that often isn't the case for every student. The reality is, for some students, no school for 2 weeks means no regular meals for 2 weeks, no daily contact with teachers who love and care about them, and if you live where I live, often no warm air for 2 weeks. This is why you may notice certain kids act-out as a reaction to the anxiety they are experiencing right now, or seem to shrink when the class is asked what they're excited about during the Holiday Break. Let's talk about it.