Birds, Bees, Beer

19 Mar

images-6My daughter’s been learning the facts of life at school lately. Naturally, she’s had lots of questions, most of them about the workings of male-female relationships.

“Mom,” she asked me. “What happens when a man and a woman get married?”

Before I could answer, my son jumped in.

“When a man and a woman love each other very much,” he said, “they get married and then the man can’t have beer with his friends anymore.”

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19 Responses to “Birds, Bees, Beer”

  1. pixel for all March 19, 2013 at 12:08 pm #

    Su cute 🙂

  2. Grace @ Cultural Life March 19, 2013 at 12:15 pm #

    LOL! That’s hilarious and an insightful comment from your son. 😀

    • jmlindy422 March 19, 2013 at 12:51 pm #

      My son is a riot. He’s going through a hard time right now, but he’s generally a pretty funny kid.

      • Grace @ Cultural Life March 20, 2013 at 7:55 am #

        Oh, I’m sorry to hear that. I hope he feels better soon.

  3. philosophermouseofthehedge March 19, 2013 at 12:24 pm #

    Said with practicality – like a man. So Funny
    (Bees must be invading brains today. Subject’s just a-buzz)

    • jmlindy422 March 19, 2013 at 12:52 pm #

      Did you write about bees? I am slowly catching up with stuff in the inbox. Love bees!

      • philosophermouseofthehedge March 19, 2013 at 2:18 pm #

        Bee swarms here with the 90 degree temps – there’s a video of them on a car just down the block at our grocery store (link on post)
        Bees are cool – we try to plant stuff they like – did you see the article about how flowers alter their blooms with caffeine to attract bees? cool!

  4. lucewriter March 19, 2013 at 12:35 pm #

    Hahaha. Better be true!

    • jmlindy422 March 19, 2013 at 12:53 pm #

      I don’t know where he got this; his father doesn’t drink beer and, frankly, doesn’t go out with his friends, either.

  5. Rutabaga the Mercenary Researcher March 19, 2013 at 12:45 pm #

    Yup.

  6. The Waiting March 19, 2013 at 1:26 pm #

    This is truth.

  7. Emma March 19, 2013 at 4:50 pm #

    Ha ha ha ha!

  8. todadwithlove March 19, 2013 at 5:04 pm #

    Hahaha…his clever wit had probably saved you from having to delve into the more delicate matters when a man and a woman get married.

    • jmlindy422 March 19, 2013 at 8:31 pm #

      Oh, if only it were true. We had an extensive conversation about how two women can have a baby together, as she knows some women who have had babies and are married to other women. It’s a riot when she finally gets something.

  9. Ashley Austrew March 19, 2013 at 6:12 pm #

    Haha! That is adorable!

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