“I wish my teacher knew that my dad works two jobs and I don’t see him much.”

 

“I wish my teacher knew that my family and I live in a shelter.”

 

“I wish my teacher knew that we are low on money and have to go to a food bank to get food.”

 

“I wish my teacher knew I don’t have pencals at home to do my homework.”

“I wish my teacher knew I don’t have a friend to play with me.”

 

“I wish my teacher knew that my brother is sleeping so hard that he is breathing to hard and loud that I can not sleep.”

 

“I wish my teacher knew sometimes my reading log is not signed because my mom is not around a lot.”

 

“I wish Mrs. King knew that I worry because my mom is getting sick a lot and was in the hospital last night.”

 

“I wish my teacher knew how much I miss my dad because he got deported to Mexico when I was 3 years old and I haven’t seen him in 6 years…”

 

“I want my teacher to know it feels like the class picks on me. I hate that.”

 

“I wish my teacher knew that my grandma had cansewre and her docter had to cut the cansewre out. She got stichis in her arme.”

 

“I want my teacher to know that I like to draw.”

 

“I wish my teacher knew she is like a mother to me. I don’t get to see my breth mom a lot.”

 

“I wish my teacher knew that even though sometimes I do not get good grades that I try. Also that I get stressed but when I come to your class I feel better.”

 

“I wish my teacher knew that I’m very proud of her because she never gives up on us and keeps being a great teacher, and I appreciate that. Thank you.”

 

Source: LittleThings

For me, I just wish the world knew that there a lot of very young kids out there dealing with some very adult problems. If we can’t do anything else, at least we can give them a voice.