Joy and Faith were whispering in the bathroom. “Girls!” I put on my mom voice, “you need to go to your rooms for quiet time.” They came out snickering and I noticed Joy was hiding a little booklet. “What’s going on?” I asked. They hemmed and hawed, but neither one said anything. It all seemed very suspicious.
Finally, Faith being the older sister said that Joy was telling her a secret and that she could not tell. I looked at Joy. She nodded her head up and down with a grin plastered on her face. A few more moments went by and I gathered that it was something about a boy, but she didn’t want to tell me so I let it go, and they went to their rooms.
After quiet time I had practically forgotten the whole thing. Joy came to me and asked, “Mom, how old are you?”
I took a deep breath, “Forty.” It’s still hard for me to say.
“Okay then I’ll tell you when you’re fifty!”
(Joy gave her consent for me to share this little story that made me laugh!)
I love the “mommy voice” such a true-ism. This story made me smile. Hate to tell you this, but 50 will happen so fast you will wonder how it happened! Don’t know why but the 10 years between 40 and 50 are exponentially faster than the 10 between 30 and 40.
Be well and prosper,
Ten years isn’t that long to wait. I love the things that kids come up with. Thanks for sharing!
Susan Evans says
dr momi says
….in her brain that’s probably like….forever away LOL!
I agree with Dr Momi — Joy thinks it will never happen! 🙂
Ginny Marie says
So cute!! And forty is still young! 😀 (I’m older than you are….)