Thursday, February 18, 2010

???

Just after a bath tonight, Raina said, "Mommy, since I am a lady, I don't need to be married to have kids, right?"
"Er, no baby, you don't," my eyebrows raised high as heaven.

Just a couple of weeks ago, the topic of being a mommy came up while I was bringing her home from school.
"Mommy, A [Raina's best friend -- a girl] and I are going to live together and not have any babies," R remarked.
I was truly surprised. It was about two years ago that Raina was threatening to have a dozen offspring.
"I thought you wanted to have a bunch of babies," I said. "How come you changed your mind?"
"Well, I don't want to be cut up for the babies to come out," she replied.
"But, but..." I floundered, "you don't always HAVE to be cut up for babies to be born."
"How else are the babies going to come out?"
I sure walked right into that one.
"I will explain it to you when you are older," I answered feebly.
"Maybe when I am 10?" came the pat question.
"Sure, sure, that's a good age."
Phew. Close call there.

6 comments:

dipali said...

Life's getting riskier chez Muser!

Thinking Cramps said...

Ha ha ha...you need to be on your guard all the time!

A Muser said...

Tell me about it. Jeez.

eve's lungs said...

You my dear lady have to be in guard all the time as Ana says - there's no knowing what she will say next .At the risk of repeating myself she's one smart kid !

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the mad momma said...

ha ha! tell me when she's ten and you're giving her an answer.