We don’t know why, but haven’t you noticed that just when you think you know all the answers (after all there’s Dr Google), your smart toddler or pre-schooler will pop a question out of the blue that knocks you sideways…and leaves you speechless. Yep, being a parent is challenging at the best of times, and sometimes we have to be really quick, or creative with our answers…
My toddler asked me if we were having moisturizer (he meant mayonnaise) on our burgers tonight.
This kid must have some intense face-cleansing regimen when I’m not looking.
— A Bearer Of Dad News ✊🏾 (@HomeWithPeanut) September 13, 2018
My 3yo asked what all the ‘cracks’ around my eyes are so I’ve just been to the market and exchanged her for two chickens and a llama
— MumInBits (@MumInBits) January 28, 2020
My daughter asked, “If dreams can come true, what about the bad ones?”
I laughed and laughed and then I cried.
— Stella G. Maddox (@StellaGMaddox) October 26, 2016
My son asked me
“Where does poo come from?”
I was a little uncomfortable but gave him an honest explanation.
He looked a little perplexed, and stared at me in stunned silence for a few seconds and asked, “And Tigger?”
— Zack Riley 🇦🇺 (@ColdHeart_Prj) January 2, 2020
Today, my 6yo asked me if monkeys only eat bananas, and now I’m questioning my entire adult existence because I have absolutely no clue what the answer to this question is.
— Goldfish and Chicken Nuggets (@gfishandnuggets) October 18, 2019
My daughter asked me to *read* Frozen as a bedtime story. I’d laugh if I wasn’t so concerned about the mind control Disney has over her.
— Doyin Richards (@daddydoinwork) April 14, 2014
My daughter just asked me if my boobs were ever round. In case you’re wondering about some of the ways motherhood crushes your soul.
— Rachel Sobel (@whinecheezits) January 23, 2020
My three year old asked me if the tooth he just lost “is going to heaven.” These are the precious moments that make parenting so worthwhile. I reminded him that he bit me last month and told him his tooth was hell-bound.
— Henpecked Hal (@HenpeckedHal) January 31, 2020
My 3yo asked me if she could shave the window and it took me a couple minutes to figure out that she wanted to use the squeegee.
— Marcy G (@BunAndLeggings) September 4, 2020
Last night my 3yo asked, “Does the sun go down here so other people can use it?” I think she’s ready for Harvard.
— Toni Hammer (@thetonihammer) March 18, 2016
My toddler asked me to give her chicken nuggets a checkup. After giving all the nuggets a medical exam I realized my toddler was asking for ketchup.
— Marcy G (@BunAndLeggings) April 6, 2020
My 5-year-old asked me what a poop hole does. After an impromptu lesson on the digestive system, I realized he actually said “pupil.”
Next lesson: Enunciation
— Jessie (@mommajessiec) August 26, 2020
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