My daughter is very, very smart and she notices things. She is also highly sneaky which scares me for when she gets older. My husband and I are extremely honest about our feelings and the things we like and don’t like, do and don’t do. We are very happily (for the most part) married but we are naturally flirty and have a silly sense of humor which sometimes gets us in trouble. We are the Al and Peggy Bundy of the real world when it comes to our sense of humor and how we interact. So basically we will be married forever!!!
So last night we were sitting on the couch. I try very hard to limit my phone time and my social media time at home….it is hard but it is something I try VERY hard to do. Ok, let me see if I can set this conversation up that we had last night.
I used to be gone a lot to the gym for zumba. Not so much anymore because I missed being home. My husband takes her to the gym for Kung Fu and he works out a few days a week. Our daughter knows we are a happy married couple but we tease each other by saying:
“Are you texting your boyfriend/girlfriend?”
Daughter is doing her homework and we will say:
“What’cha writing…a love note to your boyfriend?”
and she gets all silly and squirmy saying ewwww gross. So it is what we do to be silly. OK, at least once a week we all sit down and watch TV together. She loves “Once Upon a Time”, and “Revenge” which we always pronounce funny “reven gheee”.
Last night we were all sitting on the couch watching Reven ghee:
Answering an email with Sage Doyle. And texting an old HS friend about the weather.
“Watch ya doing Mom? Texting your BF?”
“Yep…two of them” I show phone to Daughter, “Here tell daddy which boyfriend I am talking too”
“Mario Lingolani” she makes up a name.
Looks at daughter and laughs, “What? Who is that?”
Looks at dad and repeats herself with a huge smile.
Looks at Mom with an excuse me? look on his face. And looks at the screen to see Sage Doyle.
Looks at daughter, “Ummm you are just trying to get me in trouble aren’t you?”
Looks at dad, “You know when mom goes to Zumba? she really is going to see her BF” and then she looks at me and says, “and dad just drops me off and leaves me at Kung Fu to go see his GF”
Looks at daughter and says shhhhhh….she laughs….I laugh…dad laughs.
Looks at dad then looks at daughter and said, “That was a scary scenario and because you are such a good liar you will not leave your room until you are 23.”
Still laughing at her cleverness.
To dad “we may have to lock her in our dungeon like we did her brother”
“Mom you weren’t supposed to tell her about the dungeon”
“I have a brother????”
And we all laughed for like 20 minutes. If this is disturbing to you….yea me too…she is 8!
*** And no we don’t really have a dungeon unless you consider our storm shelter one 🙂
***We also don’t think it is appropriate or funny for a married person to have a real GF or BF only pretend ones are appropriate in our house. I post as my husband is thinking, Really? Dang!