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Fairly Odd Mother

Frantically waving my magic wand to make wishes come true.

Monday, July 06, 2009

It Could Have Been Worse: he could've said this to me.

My sister's Father-in-Law came up to me at our annual fourth of July BBQ at the pond and told me he had been talking to D.

Now, this is notable because just a few months ago, D wouldn't talk to anyone without some coaxing, plus his speech was often too difficult to understand.

Oh, for those days. . .

Because, FIL said (while laughing, thank goodness), "D came over and told me, "Wow, you have a fat belly!""

Awesome.

I blushed, apologized (which was waved off with a "well, I DO have a fat belly!") and found D.

"Honey, please, only nice words. Don't tell Poppy that he has a fat belly. That might hurt his feelings."

A few minutes later, I found out how my little pep talk had affected D.

"I now going to call you Mr. Fat Belly!"

9 Comments:

Anonymous mrs. q. said...

hahahaha. At least Pop was cracking up when he told this story. I thought it was hilarious, but I have to guess it's going to put a damper on his nightly ice cream treats. :>)

6:52 AM  
Blogger Loukia said...

Ha! Oh, no! Kids do say the silliest things in public don't you think? My son has embarrassed me countless numbers of times! And I'm sure it is only the beginning...

11:31 AM  
Anonymous Kate said...

Ahh, the words that come out of the mouths of babes. I teach 2nd grade and it doesn't get much better!

11:54 AM  
Blogger Krystan said...

Love the honesty. My son asked loudly, "Mommy, how many wives has grandpa had? I forget." Luckily, he didn't hear. Hopefully he would have laughed too!

12:34 PM  
Blogger Suburb Sierra said...

Don't they crack you up (or make you want to hide under a rock)?

And with two children who aren't exactly soft spoken, even the most innocent whisper can be heard for miles!

1:08 PM  
Blogger Subspace Beacon said...

*snort of laughter*

1:35 PM  
Blogger Patois said...

Teaching him manners. That's MISTER. Brilliant.

1:38 PM  
Blogger Mom, M.Ed. (Jessica) said...

HILARIOUS!

9:13 PM  
Anonymous Sugar Jones said...

Oh sweet... YOU Mr. Fat Belly! Bwahahaha! Love it.

7:35 PM  

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