She’s not Mexican

The boy’s kindergarten teacher is Mexican American. She told us so. We didn’t make it up. You need to know this.

Girl: What does mi cuerpo mean?
Me: My body.
Girl: Cuz Mommy knows Spanish.

Boy: We sang that at graduation.
Me: I know.
Boy & Girl: My body, mi cuerpo (imagine them singing)
Boy: My teacher knows Spanish.
Me: I know.
Boy: Why does she know Spanish?
Me: Because she’s Mexican.
Boy: No.
Me: Uh, yes.
Boy: No. She knows Spanish because they speak that at her house.
Me: Because she’s Mexican.
Boy: No.

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