Marianne is a librarian I used to work with. She always has such interesting stories on facebook. I'm sharing some of them with you.
Angela and Eleanor asked me often enough, "Ms. B, do you have any
children you know, yours?" Every time I answer the same way, "Not
personally, but I have all of you. You are all my children!" Today, the
same routine. "I have all of you. You are all my children!"
"Yes, even the ones upstairs. Every kid in here is
"Ms. B, if you don't have any of your own children, like at
home, how did you get to know so much about kids? How do you know so
much about us?"
"Angela and Eleanor, you forget, I was a kid, too. I
have a question for you. Why do you always ask me this question? You
already know the answer."
"Ms. B, we just like to hear you say it."
"What do you like to hear me say?"
"That we are all yours!" Tug at my