Friday, February 02, 2007

my kid- he reads my mind

this was our conversation FIRST THING THIS MORNING as we were getting ready for school and work:

blake: mom, how do you have babies if you're not married?
ster: well, there is something that you have to do to make babies. they don't just come when you get married.
blake: really?? oh...
ster: yep.. but 2 people should be in love and really care about eachother. like your dad and i weren't married, but we had you!
blake: right.....
ster: blake, i really want to talk with you about this, but we need to have more time. can we talk about this tonight and you can ask me whatever you want?
blake: maybe we can have this talk when i'm like 10 or 9.. okay mom?
ster: hell to the yeah!

okay so i didn't really say "hell to the yeah", but that's what i was thinking! although i can already tell that it's not going to last that long. he's slowly coming around to asking me more and more questions and revealing to me that kids at school definitely talk about it and say the word "s e x" a lot. it's coming soon, and let me tell you- i wasn't as nervous this morning when he sprung it on me as i thought i'd be.

16 comments:

norcalgirl28 said...

Blake is just so beyond cute it isn't funny. What a little sweetheart!

sweatpantsmom said...

Ohhhh...I feel your pain. I had to have 'the talk' with my daughter and it didn't go well. Nothing like having your 10-year old constantly 'shushh'-ing you in a restaurant as you're trying to explain the human reproductive system.

Jenn said...

LOL He's like, OMG do we have to have like a whole TALK about it? How bout we wait a year or two! LOL

melissamm said...

Sounds like he's more nervous talking about it then you! You're such an awesome mom that I'm sure things will go great, when he's ready.

Bobealia... said...

I told my friend in grade one EXACTLY how babies were made (I was indignant because she said that you got pregnant if you kissed a boy) and she had to go home from school because she was so upset. I guess I wasn't very gracious.

Her Bad Mother said...

Spared 'til he's ten! AWESOME.

Hell to the yeah.

alison said...

Ah, tell him tonight! Great blogging material for Monday. :)

Finelly said...

The idea of having that conversation scares the poop right outta me. Not sure what to say, ya know? How much to say?? Feel me?? And I already have a 10 or 9 yr. old. Oh Bob help me!

Maria said...

I have a seven year old. When she was five, we were at a gymboree thing and some kid said to her, "I call my vagina my gadget." My kid said, "I call that the stupidest thing I have heard all day."

Some days you just love em. And some days you sort of just want an apple martini.

jeanie said...

My daughter is 7, and when she was little I was sure I was going to be the hippest mum in the universe and she would KNOW all the facts and be totally cool with them all.

ha ha ha ha ha...

It will happen - and I hope it won't be the inept fumbling of handing me a copy of "Everything a Teenage Girl Should Know" that my mother did with me at 12 (which my sister had already shown me 2 years before) (still, better than her mother, who NEVER told her)

Not sure if I have outed myself here before, Jenn - love your blog and feel that you may be my parallel universe self!

Janet a.k.a. "Wonder Mom" said...

Love that kid!
What a smart boy!

RWA said...

Well, that was a close call, huh?

Ha!!!!

I'm glad he gave you a reprieve this time...but you're probably right. I doubt you'll be able to put it off until he's 9 or 10.

Eileen said...

You both handled it like gangbusters. Awesome.

TeeRish said...

"maybe when I'm 10 or 9???"

how smart is he?! awesome.

Elizabeth said...

I told the boys about the sperm and the egg when I was pregnant with Kaitlyn, but I didn't talk about sex or where the sperm came from, exactly. I am NOT looking forward to having to talk about that with them!

Angelika said...

LMAO!

You want to postpone that as long as possible, don't you?

HA!