Today we had a school-wide Easter celebration with different activities and games for the kids. The older kids (7th, 8th, 9th) were in charge of helping and organizing the activities while the younger kids (pre-k - 6th) went to all the games and such. At the end of everything, about 3 hours, the helper kids were all lying on the floor, exhausted. I was like "See! See what it's like to be a teacher?? Children are exhausting!"
A few promised to be better in my class. We'll see