Sunday, November 04, 2007

Wait, did our mothers put you up to this?



The Scene:  MB and I are at our neighbors' (R & his wife J), watching the Colts-Patriots game. We're sitting side-by-side on the couch, and R & J's two daughters, ages 3 and 5, are sitting on / with me.

Three, examining my ears:  What are these? Are these earrings?

Me:  Yep, those are earrings.

Three:  Why do you have earrings in your ears?

Me:  Uh...because I do? Doesn't Mommy have earrings? No, I guess not.

Three:  Mommy has an earring in her nose.

J:  *laughs, points to her nose stud*

Me:  Oh, yeah. I guess she does.

Three:  Do you have an earring in your nose?

Me:  Nope.

Three, pointing at MB:  Are you his wife?

Me:  Yes, I am.

Three, pointing to my hand:  Cuz that's your wedding ring?

Me:  Yep.

Three:  Did you get married?

Me:  Yes, I did.

Three:  Do you have a baby?

Me:  Uh...no.



The Scene:  a few hours later, same couch

Five, wisely:  When people get married, they have babies.

Me:  Um...eventually?

3 comments:

  1. Kids have a real knack.

    My husband's cousin has a son (who's actually a totally little snotball) who asked me if I was having another baby cause I was so fat. (His mother looks like Victoria Beckham) I almost drop kicked him over the fence.

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  2. Oh is THAT how it works? My bad.

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  3. maybe it was for the best that the discussion didn't delve into exactly where married people get those babies.

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