Good Mama

Just got this from the wife:

WIFE: You do have to wear your shoes outside because they will protect your feet from the elements.
LAD: The elements are: Fire, water, earth, lightning, and ice.

…and then:

LASS: (2-year-old, to Mother) Are you trying to be a good Mama?

WIFE: Yes I am.

LASS: You spanked Bruh-yer’s butt!

WIFE: Yes, if I hadn’t I wouldn’t have been a good Mother. Are you going to be a good Mama when you grow up?

LASS: No.

WIFE: …a good nun?

LASS: No.

WIFE: What are you going to be then?

LASS: Ninja.

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Philologist, historian, and lover of great books, I started this blog to keep myself alert to the beauty of what I see amid the demands of my work.
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