Sometimes I laugh at the wrong time.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010


Now that the two youngest go to public school, they learn some things
that we'd rather they didn't.

Such is life, I guess.

We talk it through with them, explain why certain things aren't appropriate.

Lindsey learned something the other day.

"Mom, there is a really gross girl that says gross things in my class,"
she says, entirely seriously.

"What does she say?"

"She says, '{insert any name} went to China with a 
dirty vagina.'" 

(Can I write that on my blog?)

I tried not to, but I totally laughed.  

What was I supposed to do?

"Yes, Lindsey, that is bathroom talk."
(My attempt to bring it back to proper Mom-standards.)


11 comments:

  1. HA! Yes the joys of public school. I can STILL remember in 4th grade riding in the car with my mother and telling her the kids (boys) on the playground kept saying a word I didn't understand.

    "What was the word Lauren?"

    "They kept talking about pussy. What's that?"

    Yikes. That was then. I can only imagine now-a-days.

    ( I hope I didn't just get too dirty for the blog world, woops )

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  2. that is a pretty good one, you have to admit. hahaha good luck!!!

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  3. Haha! Kids are using "vagina" these days? How proper of them!

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  4. Hahaha!

    Sometimes when my friends kids are being explained something or being disciplined I have to turn my face away because I am laughing. It's just so cute sometimes what kids say even when it's wrong!

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  5. p.s. I think it's okay to say vagina on your blog. haha

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  6. Whoa, what? How do 7 year olds know that word? And how to use it in such a gross/clever way?

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  7. 1. I'm totally grossed out by whatever it is she's holding in that picture.

    2. I can only imagine what it's going to be like when Syd is 'school age' . . .

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  8. it is a fish. i found it an appropriate picture to post with the story.

    annnd i just got even grosser.

    also, yes, kids are totally proper with their anatomy talk these days. no vajayjay talk in 2010. it's all about its rightful name.

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  9. Oh dear lord. I would have laughed too.

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