In every profession, there are people who are in it for the wrong reasons. Bad apples, as they say.

That said, most of the people who get into teaching do it because they love children, and they see teaching those children is akin to shaping the future of our world.

If you want to be reminded that this fact is so, so true, then you need these 14 wholesome posts in your life – get ready to smile.

14. This made everyone involved smile.

And now it’s made us smile, too.

The best photography genre
by inMadeMeSmile

13. Sometimes we just need to hear that it’s possible.

Especially if there are people in our lives who tell us differently.

Teachers are the best
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12. What a brilliant and kind man.

And they learned something in the process.

Teachers are so much more than just educators
byu/irishrugby2015 inMadeMeSmile

11. She’s just doing her job.

Above and beyond, but still her job.

Teacher of the decade
by inMadeMeSmile

10. Sweets are awesome motivation.

Everyone knows that.

I’ve been working hard to catch up in my chemistry class and my teacher handed this to me today in the beginning of the class ;o;
byu/VoodooDoII inMadeMeSmile

9. Good teachers really believe in us.

They want us to succeed.

An amazing teacher
byu/Good_quality_OwO inMadeMeSmile

8. She must be doing something right.

Bless her heart.

I’m a high school teacher, and I found this drawing a student did when I wasn’t looking. It just made me so happy to see the smile that they drew, and I wanted to share. Also, if you’re a teacher who loves their students, keep doing your thing.
byu/letsgorbg inMadeMeSmile

7. This is about the purest thing I’ve ever read.

I want to give this man a hug. Once he gets away from the anthill.

Teacher appreciation 🙂
byu/bluemoonshine inMadeMeSmile

6. Teachers like encouragement, too.

They don’t need it, but they like it.

As a first year teacher during a very stressful time, it’s things like this note one of my seniors wrote under a bonus problem of his exam that remind me why I choose this career.
byu/Whostowe inMadeMeSmile

5. They never know where their students might go.

But they prepare them all for good things.

AOC reconnecting with her 2nd grade teacher on Twitter today
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4. This makes my insides hurt.

Alllll of the feelings.

Teachers like this are awesome 🙂
byu/loloooo_ inMadeMeSmile

3. Oh, my heart.

This teacher surely burst into tears.

My daughters letter to her teacher
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2. This meme is A+.

I’d never seen it before!

Everyday my band teacher shows us a meme to brighten our mood during quarantine
by inMadeMeSmile

1. They’ll go to great lengths to support us.

Always with a smile.

A+ for this teacher!
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I just can’t wipe the grin off my face, y’all.

If you’ve got a sweet story about a teacher, share it with us in the comments!