Saturday, March 19, 2005

Out of the mouths of babes

[Setting: naptime.]
B: I have to go poop.
Me: Okay. Call me when you're done.
B: Mama, I have a confession to make.
[Edges close to me, whispers in my ear.]
B: It's too scary because the light is off.
[I accompany him to the john and flip on the light.]

[Two minutes later.]
B: I'm do-o-o-one.
[I enter the bathroom to find him undressed, seated on the toilet, holding his pants.]
B: Wait! Start over!
[I leave the bathroom and then announce my return. I enter the bathroom to find him still seated, this time with the pants over his head.]

First time I've heard the kid say "I have a confession to make." Maybe it's from a SpongeBob script?


Charlie said...

It would totally freak me out to hear my kid say "I have a confession to make." To hear a confession about bowel movements would be quite a relief, I think.

bitchphd said...

That's funny.

And don't you just love the whole "No! Go back!" thing when you haven't somehow fit into the little internal narrative or scene-setting?

Orange said...

If only we could make all the people in our lives provide do-overs. Bad performance appraisal? Tell your boss to start over! Losing an argument? Start over! You said something stupid? Start over!

bitchphd said...

Heh, exactly. I wish.

BabyPink said...

that was just cute...:)