oh.

J: Mom, what's this? (holding up an unwrapped tampon)
S: James, put that back. Why did you open that?
J: But what issssssssss ittttttttttttt?
S: (thinking) Alright, I'll tell you. Older women get something called their period every month. During my period, blood comes out of my coochie (HAHAHAHA, I'm kidding, I said vagina) and I use one of those to stop the blood.
J: oh. (turns and walks quickly away, conversation over, hasn't been mentioned since.)

heehehehehehhehehehehheee. He might not be asking me any questions for a while. heheheheheheee.

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  1. Ha Ha Ha Ha - that is too funny.

    Reminds of a conversation I had with Ally just a few days ago about birth control pills. I'll tell you next time I see you.

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  2. HAHAHAHA!! This was priceless. Good for you for telling him straight. I still haven't really explained what they are for to my daughter. Hey, isn't that what the fourth grade movie is for? (Kidding!)

    I think that is the standard male response--ignore, unless of course they are asked to purchase them at the store. My hubs requires a detailed description, possibly even wants to see the empty box too.

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  3. ok, i totally say Cooch. I accidentally used it once and it's all Sophie says. I'm a horrible parents.

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  4. ps- you may be into this!
    http://www.soulemama.com/mama_to_mama/

    I love the knotted caps, and you can sew! I need to get sewing for Xmas. Your trees inspire. Love the new header.

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  5. I'm laughing so hard I can barely type this! I did the same thing to Gramma when I was little! I just shared this with her and now we're both laughing like crazy! That's perfect! Then Gram brought up your other story about James and the jacket/heater and we laughed even more! Remind me sometime to tell you what else I found of Grams at that age! We love you! xoxo Gram & me

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  6. You rock to tell him the truth. I keep putting it off with Elijah. I think next time I am just going to tell him and then he will stop asking to, (but it might back fire when he starts telling everyone that I have my period;)

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  7. When my kids ask me that question, I'm calling you and putting them on the phone for an explanation.

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  8. Oldest pulled one from my purse, once, twenty years ago and yelled at me for carrying snacks without telling him.

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  9. Micah, at about two, pulled a bunch of these out of my purse and played with them in the middle of the aisle at church before I realized what he'd found...
    ~Kathy

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