“No, Mom, it was because I wouldn’t stop talking in class.”
A few minutes after that, I interrupted John Sam from the online game “Clash of Titans” on his new phone. Surprisingly, he focused on my words instead of the game. I reminded him that he was the baby who made me a mommy. I told him he was growing into a wonderful (and HANDSOME) young man and how happy and proud I was that he was so thoughtful and had such a generous and kind spirit.
“That’s why I don’t have any money, Mom.”