What has been the most embarrassing thing your children have said?

May 6, 2016 at 1:27 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

One woman’s answer:

When my daughter was a toddler, she was very precocious, with a large vocabulary and lots of questions. One day, she was with my husband in the dairy section of a Target store. It was late afternoon and the store was very busy, so there were lots of people around. In a loud voice, she asked, “Daddy, what is syphilis?” He was mortified.

For some reason, my children seem to say embarrassing things at Target…A few years later, my daughter was with me at the same store. I was expecting a baby and had recently given her the 5-year-old version of how babies are made. She had asked lots of questions, including how the mommy’s eggs got into her tummy. I had explained that girls are born with all their eggs in their tummies and when they grow up one of their eggs will get “ripe” every month in case they want to make a baby. So we’re standing in line at Target and my daughter turns to the very elderly, very proper lady behind us and says, “I have all my eggs in my tummy right now!” Thank Heavens, the woman assumed she meant from breakfast and simply congratulated her on doing a good job eating all her food.

I could go on and on, but I’ll stick to just one more…my husband teaches martial arts, so he knows a bit of Mandarin and a bit of Cantonese. The children seem to pick up phrases rather easily, but we hadn’t realized how well until one night when we were eating in a Chinese restaurant. My son was about 3 and my younger daughter was 4. They were quarreling, which was embarrassing enough, but then, when the server came to take our order, he said to her, “Don’t bring anything for my sister. She’s a (something in Cantonese). Turns out, he had called her a “stinky monkey demon.” Our server just about dropped her notepad, she cracked up so much. She brought several other restaurant employees over to hear my son insult his sister in Cantonese. He loved being the center of attention, but I still wonder what they must have thought of our family!




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