It was the end of the day and I was with my 2nd graders. We were playing a game that I use to take up a few minutes here and there when we're waiting for them to be picked up. We start with the letter A and go through the alphabet naming things in the room that start with that letter, and move onto the next.
We got to the letter "M".
One kid points to me and says, "MOM!"
him: "Yea...you're a mom, right? Don't you have kids?"
me: "Nope...I have no kids. I'm not a mom."
A second later this very normally quiet and shy girls pipes up and says, "Well, you're like a mom...cuz you take care of us."
My heart MELTED. Why do they do this to me?! ;)