Through The Eyes Of A Child

Rumor has it that a little girl was asked to draw a picture of what she wanted to be when she grew up. Innocent enough request, right? So she did her best to show the world how proud she was of her mommy and made it clear that she was her hero. Her teacher graded the picture and sent it home in her backpack.

But Mommy was not amused. The very next day the little girl returned to school with a note for her teacher. Here’s what it said:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dear Ms. Davis,

I want to be perfectly clear on my child’s homework illustration.
It is NOT of me on a dance pole on a stage in a strip joint surrounded by male customers with money.
I work at Home Depot and had commented to my daughter how much money we made in the recent snowstorm.
This drawing is of me selling a shovel.
Sincerely,
Mrs. Harrington

As far as we know, the story is true. You really can’t make this stuff up! Do you have a funny story, too? Send it to us!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ellen and Rachel are two old friends and “expert” mamas—one a pediatrician and one a family therapist—with fifty years of parenting experience between them.


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