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Jay Lake
Date: 2007-04-02 08:24
Subject: Wit and wisdom of the_child
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Tags:child, funny, personal
Recently I was speaking to the_child about something, and she told me I was very weird. I said I wasn't that weird. the_child gave me a fishy stare, and said, "Daddy, you throw toast at the audience."

So much for the dignity of my parental office.

Meanwhile, Mother of the Child reports overhearing the_child on the phone with a friend from her third grade class last night. MoC reports the_child was interpreting a dream for her friend, projecting confidence and authority.

My daughter is interpreting dreams?
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juliabk
User: juliabk
Date: 2007-04-02 15:34 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Don't worry, it'll get worse. My 13-year-old informed me recently that I'm not embarrassing to her, just disturbing.

But she meant it in the nicest possible way.
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scarlettina: Huh?
User: scarlettina
Date: 2007-04-02 16:12 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:Huh?
So much for the dignity of my parental office.

Um, dignity? Dude, come on...
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Bob
User: yourbob
Date: 2007-04-02 18:22 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Well, at least you can have less fear that she'll grow up to be a Right Wing Conservative who enjoys working in cubicles.

As long as she thinks it's weird but sometimes okay to throw toast at an audience.
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Renegade Vagabond
User: khaybee
Date: 2007-04-02 20:06 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
I believe my son was 8 the day he walked into the room in which I was working and stated matter of factly, "If you are ever curious about what your dreams mean or why you have them you can ask me because I know these things and I would like to help you." I never did ask him to interpret anything, it may have been interesting.
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