>There is a reason why that old tv show “Kids Say the Darndest Things” featured children between the ages of about 4 and 6. After that, their funny comments become fewer and farther apart. They still say things that are amusing. I think my kids are hilarious. But you don’t have that “awwww! Isn’t s/he sweet?!?!” reaction quite so frequently.
I had one of those rare moments this week with the 9-year-old.
Genna was invited to a sleepover birthday party but, as usual, her mom couldn’t seem to get it together long enough to shop for a birthday present BEFORE the day of the party. (Remember that 3 day audit I told you about? Yeah, maybe not, you probably skipped that long post. Who could blame ya?)
So in the mad morning rush of getting ready for school I asked Gen what I should get for her friend Grier’s present. Without a moment’s hesitation she replied, “Makeup. And headbands. Grier loves headbands.”
“Okay, good idea, ” I said. Simple enough.
I turned and walked back towards my bedroom and then she added, ” And when I say makeup, I mean Chapstick. Dr. Pepper flavored Chapstick.”
Thanks for the clarification.