By Karen Kinter
This is an exerpt of a
conversation I had with my 4-year old yesterday in
the span of about 10 minutes.
What a trip to get inside their
"Mom, look at my cut" (paper cut)
"Does it hurt?"
"No. Mom, if you cut off someone's
head, there would be blood, right?"
"Mom, look at those trees."
"Mom, clouds can look like
"Mom, if someone's skin came off,
there would be blood."
"Uh, Sure...it would probably
At this point, I'm wondering if
Rob had let them watch 'Silence of the Lambs' while
I was running errands last night.
"Mom...we don't want to take
someone's brain out, do we?"
"Not really. That would definitely
"Mom, if the wind blew hard, the
tree would crash on our house, right?"
"No, probably not. A tornado can
knock down a house but we don't get many tornadoes."
"Oh. Mom, why do birds poop all
over the place?"
"Because they don't have bird
Should I start to worry?!