Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Life's Confusing Questions

From time to time, confusing debates emerge among my first graders as to whether I'm a "kid" or a "mom". Their understandings seem to align with the following basic principles: 

  • If you have children you are a grown up mom. 
  • If you don't have children, you must be a kid. 
A sweet boy in my class shared his mother's explanation that, "Some people can be a mother to a lot of children even if they're not her own." 

So precious...

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