How would you respond?

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How would you respond?
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Sat, 01-26-2008 - 9:04pm

How would you respond if you were the teacher?


Recently, in my third grade class, we were having the "What do you want to be when you grow up?" conversation.

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Registered: 07-26-2007
Sun, 01-27-2008 - 9:00am

Also, you can be a mom and work. It's not against the law.

::::gasp!!!:::: Surely not?!? I NEVER KNEW THAT!!!! What a revelation!! Oh thank HEAVENS we have YOU here to tell us all of this, because whatever should I have done if you hadn't come along to TELL me this?!? Oh goodness, gracious me! What if I'd never learned? What if no one had ever cleared that up for me? THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!! I'll never stop being grateful for this wealth of information you've given me! Oh THANK YOU!!!

Say....you don't happen to know what color grass is, do you? Cuz it's been puzzling me.

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Kitty

"I think Noonan is at least eight years too late when she laments that faith now trumps competence in GOP politics. It didn't seem to bother her much when a candidate she supported -- the catastrophically underqualified GWB -- was running and citing Jesus as his favorite political philosopher...It's like the old saying: When you lie down with dogs, you wake up with Hucka-fleas..."--Gator

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Kitty

"BTW, I hate Lifetime. Their movies will suck you in and all of a sudden you've watched 3 in a row, used every tissue in t

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Sun, 01-27-2008 - 10:51am
I asked because I felt like my response to her was inadequate somehow.
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Sun, 01-27-2008 - 10:53am

Very good point.

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Sun, 01-27-2008 - 12:03pm

I would tell her that I think that's a great goal...and one of the most important careers any woman can have!


How sweet.

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Registered: 01-25-2008
Sun, 01-27-2008 - 12:06pm

Excuse me, but being a mom and a wife is my career.

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Registered: 01-25-2008
Sun, 01-27-2008 - 12:07pm
Also adding...my husband may take care of our family financially...but believe me, I take care of it in other ways...I make it warm and loving, and raise healthy, smart, great kids.
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Sun, 01-27-2008 - 12:48pm

But what happens if a child plans to just get married and have kids, and then it doesn't work out that way?


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Registered: 01-25-2008
Sun, 01-27-2008 - 12:50pm
Sure...and I'm sure as she gets older she will realize that!!
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Sun, 01-27-2008 - 12:51pm
I'd say "Good for you!" Just like I
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Sun, 01-27-2008 - 1:20pm

then turn it around.

 

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