Category Archives: things kids say

Let’s Talk About Sex

Molly: Dad, what’s that stuff boys have? Spurn? Steve: Do you mean sperm? Molly: Yes. How does it help make a baby? (A short discussion about the biology of baby-making ensues.) Molly: So how do single Moms get the sperm? … Continue reading

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The Essentials According to Kid President

“You’re made from love, to be love, to spread love. Love is always louder, no matter what. Even if hate has a bullhorn, love is louder.” – Kid President I first heard about Kid President through Soulpancake, the website founded … Continue reading

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Just say om…

Last night the girls and I were watching a show in which this chair flashed through a scene. Molly immediately said to me, “Mom, what is it called when people sit like this and close their eyes?” Me: “Meditation.” Molly: … Continue reading

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Mom, can I get a puppy?

“Mom, can I get a puppy?” “Sure, when you move out and get your own apartment.” “C’mon, Mom.  I’ll take care of it.” “Oh, kind of like you take care of the cats and the birds now?” “But I don’t … Continue reading

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You Want to Know What?!

Brian’s five-year-old, pip-squeak voice piped up from the backseat, “Mom, what are drugs?  What do they look like?  How do drugs make you feel?  Why do people take drugs?  Have you ever taken drugs?”  My friend, Mindy, kept a steady … Continue reading

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