Exchanges and returns

While pretending to be the daughter

Rosie: Time for bed, sweetie!

Me: But Mama, I’m scared! There are monsters under my bed!

Rosie (looks under bed): Those are just squirrels.

Me: No! They’re monsters! I’m scared and need you to stay with me.

Rosie (looks under bed again): Well, they’re just little monsters.

Me: No, they’re big monsters! Help me not be scared, Mama! I know there are monsters under there!

Rosie (peers under the bed once again and then brings her face to meet mine, whispering): YOU’RE RIGHT.

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Bonkers impromptu dinner conversation that I gamely joined

Noah (apropos to nada): Grasshopper made of eyeballs!

Me: Penguin on roller skates!

Rosie: Chicken on the moon!

Noah: Cockroach made of fingernails!

Me: Fish with a hairy bottom!

Rosie: MONSTERS ON A BOAT!

Noah: Polar bear fighting an ant! AND LOSING.

1 comment

1 Kirsten { 07.31.12 at 12:20 pm }

Yes. Yes yes and yes.

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