Student: Are you going to have kids, Ms. AskimBenim?

Me: Probably in a year or two. Why?

Student (horrified): I DO NOT WANT YOU TO

Me: Why?

Student: YOU WILL HAVE TO DO NASTY THINGS TO HAVE A BABY

Then I had to line them up for dismissal.

My husband and I have recently starting seriously thinking about trying for a kid fairly soon, so this was odd timing.

(I let their parents know about this conversation and they’ll be getting the Talk soon.)