Note to self:
Remember the way both Nick's parents were overjoyed and all smiles to see and celebrate how much he's been reading and how well he's been doing.
They (all the parents) are your best teammates in the thrilling adventure we call teaching. Treasure the opportunity to huddle with them.
Don't dread conferences. Don't dread conferences.
You end up loving them every time, so stop worrying. They'll not only be fine, they'll be super.