Trent over at Trent’s World asks every week: What made you smile this week?
I had an enlightening conversation with one of my first grade students that not only made me smile, but made me laugh so hard I cried. Everything in life is perspective, one person seeing something one way, another seeing it from a totally different angle. Age can play a part, as it did in this case.
One of my first grade students was telling me about a long car ride he went on with his family this past week. He told me the ride was “forever” and he got car sick. I asked him if he actually threw up, (you know first grade boys are all about the gory details) to which he replied no, but then without missing a beat went on to tell me he did throw up last year, on his desk. (Thanks for sharing) He then asked me
“You know what the best part of throwing up is??????”
A thought I will admit NEVER entered my mind, and I have never thought of as something having a “best part”
The answer: “You get to go home from school!!!!!”
Life from the perspective of a first grader, you just can’t beat it.