child: mommy, what do you do all day?
mother: I go to meetings
child: what's a meeting?
mother: well I sort of sit still and don't say anything while other people talk and tell us what to do
child: so it's like a time out?
mother: sort of, no, no it's not like a time out at all
child: mommy are you bad at work?
mother: no, of course not
child: why are you in time out all day?
mother: I'm not in time out, I'm in meetings. time outs are when you are bad and meetings, well, meetings are good because people give me money to be in meetings
child: can I get money for being in time outs? I can sit very still and not say anything at all and get lots of money
mother: no honey, maybe one day when you are older, you will go to work, and then you can get money for being in time outs, I mean for going to m--