My kids say funny stuff, too 9

27 Nov

The setting: a Chinese restaurant. We’ve finished eating, cracked our cookies and are sharing our fortunes.

Daughter: Oh, no! It says, “Welcome the change coming into your life!”

Me: That sounds ok. What change are you afraid of welcoming?

Daughter: Puberty!

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17 Responses to “My kids say funny stuff, too 9”

  1. Madame Weebles November 27, 2012 at 11:40 am #

    Ha! To be fair, I can’t blame her.

    • jmlindy422 November 27, 2012 at 12:22 pm #

      I recall being really pissed off about puberty.

  2. todadwithlove November 27, 2012 at 12:49 pm #

    Haha..brilliant! She’s just so funny, and clever, and amazing!

    • jmlindy422 November 27, 2012 at 1:05 pm #

      Thanks. It’s so wonderful to me that she has an international following. Of course, she’d kill me if she knew! When I get the guts, I’ll start blogging some of the truly obscene things my son says. They are hilarious, but not very PC.

  3. Sukanya Bora November 27, 2012 at 1:44 pm #

    Clearly, that girl has a head on her shoulder:-)

    • jmlindy422 November 27, 2012 at 2:46 pm #

      And a smart mouth to go with it!

  4. Emily @ The Waiting November 27, 2012 at 1:49 pm #

    Poor kid. Here come the training bras!

    • jmlindy422 November 27, 2012 at 2:47 pm #

      Oh, we’ve been through the trauma of how to hide her budding bubbies. There are so many things she just won’t wear anymore because either her nipples or her underwear would show. She’s supposed to learn human reproduction in the spring and she’s dreading it. Whenever I mention it, she walks around going “la la la la la la.”

  5. philosophermouseofthehedge November 27, 2012 at 3:18 pm #

    Fall off the chair funny!
    What a charmer…(oh, buckle in tight and prepare to hang on now that she knows everything and you officially know nothing. This too shall pass..but never soon enough)

    • jmlindy422 November 27, 2012 at 4:07 pm #

      Don’t I know it! Thanks for falling off your chair.

  6. nevercontrary November 27, 2012 at 7:19 pm #

    Oh no, you poor girl. Stay strong puberty doesn’t last forever.

    • jmlindy422 November 27, 2012 at 8:49 pm #

      I’m pretty sure it’s going to feel longer for me than for her! Thanks for the encouragement.

  7. Mary Rayis November 28, 2012 at 11:18 am #

    Dealing with the identical issues here! Olivia seems to have about 100 questions per day for which my answer is, “I’ll tell you when you’re older.”

    • jmlindy422 November 28, 2012 at 11:21 am #

      Abby wants nothing to do with the answers! She so shy and modest, I wonder how she’s going to handle the trip to the Robert Crown Center to learn about the birds and bees! I offered to let her stay home and have mom teach her, but she doesn’t want to do that either!

  8. Rutabaga the Mercenary Researcher December 2, 2012 at 9:06 am #

    Nobody female looks forward to kotex days…

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