Ouch

My four year old thinks my baby is going to come out my mouth.

I told him that no, baby boy would not come out my mouth. Then I carefully explained in a semi-appropriate way how the baby would emerge from my body.

He looked at me. I looked at him.

Then he said, but probably from your mouth?

I think that would be a lovely picture book. If you decide to write it, I get 50% of all profits.

I don’t have anything else really to say other than nothing much is going on in my brain, FYI, and I mix up my words and I keep writing and rewriting and then not writing and then writing and then nothing. Nothing mostly. I’m not much good at anything these days.

Oh well.

Love.

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  1. My four year old told me awhile back:

    “Mommy, I remember being in your tummy.”

    I said, “Oh?” Because honestly, I wouldn’t want to remember that. Sounds kinda boring and squishy.

    She said, “I remember that I hated it.”

    True enough.

    “I hated it so much that I clawed and I clawed and I started to climb until finally, I jumped out of your mouth.”

    Thing is, it sounded kinda accurate in a weird way. I guess four year olds at least understand that it’s kinda gross? ๐Ÿ˜‰

  2. That would require a double hinged jaw. Like a snake. And I would’ve had to have been a chain smoker to keep my baby birth weights down. My caboose was 9 lbs 10 oz.

    All I can say is, I’m sorry it’s been tough on you. My pregnancies were v. difficult, so I can understand a bit.

    BTW, would’ve loved to have heard the semi-appropriate conversation with your 4 year old.

  3. “Then he said, but probably from your mouth?”

    ROFL. Oh children. They are the best. ๐Ÿ˜€ Well, except for you, Ann Dee. Of course.

  4. Angie Shinkle

    You’re doing fantastic at the most important work you’ll do. Yes, it is corny, but true. I think there is a time in everyone’s life when it’s alright for everything else to fall to the wayside and just be.

    I think you are amazing.

  5. I love you Ann Dee. You’re hilarious, for one. For two, you’re awesome and always have been. Good luck with the newbebe.

    xoxo

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