…Because there’s just too much real life not to share.
Son: Mom, what’s a hoagie?
(Mom explains. Missionary kids lack a little exposure, y’know?)
Son: Ooooh! I thought it was something you give someone. Like a wedgie or a wet willy. You know, “You’d better watch out or I’ll give you a hoagie!”
Filed under the category, “Um. So close”:
Math homework: What is the term for an angle greater than 90 degrees?
Son: Obese angle.
Me: Who invented the cotton gin:
Son: Elvis Whitney.
Me: So 1,000 liters makes a…
Me: A what?
Me: Define equator.
Son: Well. It’s…it’s like the belly button of the planet.
Check out the last few slices of real motherhood here, here, 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.