When my oldest son was 4 (now 19), I remember taking him into my office on my day off - to pick up a paycheck. I was not a licensed agent at the time, I worked in a sales office. While I chatted with a co-worker for a few minutes, my 4 year old started rumaging through the desks in the office. Annoyed, I asked him what he was looking for. He said "the money". At first, I thought he was talking about the paycheck that we'd come to pick up. Then, he explained, "you know... every day when you take me to daycare you say 'I have to go to work to make some money'". Apparently, he thought I was MAKING money, you know, creating it... coloring it.
Years later, my life is so much better. I love my career as a licensed real estate agent. I love my family, and they are pretty much in balance. It's a whole different world for me.
Yesterday, I was playing hookie with my babies - 2 and 5 years old. The 5 year old girl asked me if we could go to my office... she wanted to see one of our AAs, Lee, who she adores. I asked if she knew where I worked. She said "Keyer Williams". I asked if she knew what I did. She said "My mommy sells houses, helps people and makes new friends."
Did I say it before? I love what I do. "From the mouths of babes..." they only speak the truth.