…Because there’s just too much real life not to share.
Me, to second son: Um, what’s that on your eye?
Son: Well, [my older brother] asked me if he could suck on my eyeball. So I let him.
Me (more alarmed): So you let him put a hickey on your eye?!
Son: What’s a hickey?
Son, helping himself to more dinner: Mom, what’s this called again?
Me: Lo mein.
Son: Lo mein, lo mein…(thinking)…Rogaine. Rogaine! Mom, does this have any Rogaine in it?
Me: Um, no. No Rogaine. I think that may be the first time someone’s ever asked that about my cooking before.
Check out the last few slices of real motherhood here, here, here, and here. Feel free to add your own real-life moments in the comments section! You might also enjoy 25 Ways it is Okay to Fail as a Mom.