This is so accurate. At school, we literally have children who will watch our facial expressions to see if them falling is as bad as they think it might be.


  • do not react. at the most, maybe wince and go “ooooh”
  • go over to the child to assess panic level and severity of injury
  • if they’re like, dying, remain calm, but they’re probably not.
  • look them in the eye and ask, “you okay?” they will nod. possibly all teary-eyed. then ask, “are we gonna need to cut it off?”
  • the child is thrown off. if they giggle, you’re in the money. if they do not, put a bandaid on and do some sympathetic patting. they are probably a little teary. let the sad little bug sit out for a minute. they will quickly get bored.
  • works every time

"sad little bug" is the cutest and most accurate term ive heard used to describe a child because sometimes bugs are kinda super cute sometimes bugs are really fucking annoying and sometimes bugs are downright TERRIFYING

I was already going to reblog this post, but this ^^^ this is the truth

I’m a gymnastics coach and I work with kids ages 1 to like 12 and these things are stuff I and everyone I work with do. “Nice wipeout”, “do I need to cut it off?”, “did you die?” are all things I say on a daily basis. Now, I always follow up with asking if they’re really okay but I never make a big deal of it. The biggest thing is to not over react. If you stay calm, generally the kid will too, especially if it’s just a small thing.



1. Punches: Stand with your feet hip-width apart and your knees slightly bent. Bring fists up to chin level. Brace your core as you punch straight forward with your right arm, twisting from the waist and rotating your shoulder forward for extra power. Immediately bring your fist back to starting position as you punch straight forward with your left fist. Continue alternating sides, or hold a one- to three-pound weight in each hand to increase intensity.

2. Arm Circles: Stand with your left knee at hip level and bent at a 90-degree angle, with your arms outstretched to your sides. Slowly and with control, circle your arms forward for 45 to 60 seconds. Then reverse for 45 to 60 seconds. Switch legs and repeat.

3. Arm Extension to Shoulder Tap: Start in a plank position with your wrists under your shoulders. Your body should form a straight line between the top of your head and your toes. Engage your abs and glutes as you extend your right arm straight out and hold it for one second. Then, use the right hand to tap your left shoulder. Repeat with your left arm and continue to alternate sides. (Source)








i’m so upset

I just realized that the reason ghosts say Boo! is because it’s a latin verb

they’re literally saying ‘I alarm/I am alarming/I do alarm!!

I can’t

present active boōpresent infinitive boāreperfect active boāvīsupine boātum



if it comes from the latin word, they’re actually saying “I’M YELLING!” which is even cuter

do they speak latin because it’s a dead language