In the wake of the mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida, parents are having tough conversations with their children about how to prepare for the unthinkable. One of them, Tanai Bernard, a teacher from Texas, had an exchange with her son Dezmond, asking him about safety drills in his school. The single mom wanted to make sure that her 10-year-old boy was taking them seriously and wasn’t using them “as a time to socialize and goof off.” His, answer, however, shocked Tanai so much, she just had to share it on Facebook. Scroll down to read Dezmond’s words that have accumulated over 310K reactions and 150K shares, and let us know what you think about them in the comments!

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Meet Dezmond, a 5th-grader who shocked his mom by describing his school safety drill

Their exchange has accumulated over 310K reactions and 150K shares on Facebook

And it’s a perfect example of parenting done right

Moved by his words, people applauded Dezmond for his bravery