Conversations With My Children: Marriage

Verona: “What happens if I want to marry someone but they don’t want to marry me?” Me: “Well you won’t have to deal with that for a long time because you an’t get married until you’re a grown up but if that would happen you’d have a couple options. If they loved you and wanted to be…

Conversations With Children :: Poop

Finn: “I pooped!” David: “Yep, Finn pooped. He pooped on the floor.” Finn: “Yep! I poop on the floor!” Me: “Why did you poop on the floor?” Finn: “No… I pee on the floor. I poop on the rug.” Me: “Ok, but you shouldn’t poop on the floor or on the rug. You should poop…

Conversations with Children: Polygamy

Verona: “Someday I’m going to get married.  I’m going to marry my dad.” Me: “I don’t think you can marry your dad sweetheart, because he’s your dad.  You’ll have to find somebody else that you’re not related to.” Verona: “Mom, you don’t understand how marriage works.  I’m going to marry my dad and he’s going…

Conversations With Children: Eating Boogers

(A few days ago, immediately after Finn and Verona got home from their nine day trip with their grandparents.) Me: “You guys have grown!  I swear you guys are bigger than when you left last week!” Verona: “Yes mom, I grew up a lot while I was gone.  Like I’ve stopped getting into everything, so…