Today in our comprehension question, the children read a passage about money, and about how people - like nurses, teachers and doctors - work for money. One little girl raised her hand and said, "Teacher - does this mean you get PAID to look after us?"
I asked her what she thought.
I had to regretfully inform her that yes, I do get paid to teach.
"So," she said, suddenly eyeing me with suspicion, "This is just a job to you?"
chewing gum for the eyes!
- the moment when innocence is lost...