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27 Things Only Kids Whose Parents Worked At Their School Will Understand

Your house was filled with chocolate at Christmas and Easter.

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1. You used to spend your evenings helping your mum make number fans.

2. And cutting things out for displays.

3. Your mum was a local celebrity outside of school and kids would gawk and scream after her.

They were shocked that she didn't live at school 24/7.
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They were shocked that she didn't live at school 24/7.

4. And you were secretly kind of jealous of how much other kids loved her.

5. The school's "lost property" consisted primarily of your clothes.

You'd see a kid and go "hey I have those shorts!" and it'd turn out they were wearing your shorts because they wet themselves.
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You'd see a kid and go "hey I have those shorts!" and it'd turn out they were wearing your shorts because they wet themselves.

6. You definitely had a mug about your mum's job.

7. And your parents knew about your school life without you having to tell them.

8. Which meant you could never ever get away with being naughty.

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9. Your mum would come home with random things she’d confiscated by accident.

10. She always carried a first aid kit in her handbag.

11. And you always had those school scissors and pritt stick in your house.

12. You had an unspoken agreement that you wouldn't acknowledge each other as soon as you were on school grounds.

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That would be unprofessional.

13. You were never sent to her classroom to avoid nepotism.

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14. You were a member of all the after school clubs.

15. And you felt a bond with the other kids whose parents worked in school.

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16. You could gossip about the secret things you knew about other teachers and students.

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17. And you thought you were fancy AF because you knew the teachers' first names.

Although it still feels weird calling your mum's teacher friends by their first name.
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Although it still feels weird calling your mum's teacher friends by their first name.

18. Your house was full of these badboys.

19. You’d come in on half term to help take down the displays

20. And you'd secretly judge whose work was the best.

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21. Your family probably owned a guillotine.

This was a big honour.
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This was a big honour.

22. And you spent many evenings surrounded in laminating.

Which is why all your school exercise books were laminated.
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Which is why all your school exercise books were laminated.

23. You were never allowed to throw things away because your mum was always collecting things for crafts.

24. Your mum was on all the school trips.

25. And she had a little notebook of all the naughty things the kids had done on the school playground that day that you were desperate to know.

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But she'd never tell you.

26. Your mum knew all the kids at school and she still asks about them like you're best friends.

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27. But by far the best thing about your mum working at your school was that your house was filled with chocolate at Christmas, Easter, and at the end of the school year.

You just prayed they wouldn't be regifted.
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You just prayed they wouldn't be regifted.

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