In the summer of 2015, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Sarah Konowitz. My son’s former Montessori Pre-K2 teacher. She wasn’t the quintessential American college student. Far more humble and oblivious to her own allure.
Sarah is a current graduate student at Bank Street College of Education where she is earning her Masters of Science in Museum Education and General Childhood Certification (K-6).
She had a paper to write for her Child Development class, and she chose me as her subject. I imagined reading about myself would be awkward. It’s a revelation about myself via the eyes of someone who does not know me personally. Yet for her own reasons, she chose me as her topic. When I read it, I found her words to be authentic and personal, and as a result, comforting.
Below I share with you her work and our intimate interview, which left me reflecting even more on the type of Mother I want to be.