Friday, November 07, 2008

His future's so bright, he's gotta wear shades

We were out with Lion the other day and ran into a friend of ours and her four kids. It was the first time the kids had seen the baby and they were quite enchanted.

Fifth grader: He's so cute!

Third grader: Look! He lost his pacifier. (she puts it back in his mouth)

Mike: Thank you.

Fifth grader: Hopefully he won't be a thumb sucker like Garret.

The three girls glare at the two-year old.

Me: Hey! I think it's okay to suck your thumb.

Seventh grader: It's just that it's bad for his mouth. He might have to get into orthodontics.

Fifth grader: (wisely) It's okay for babies to suck their thumbs. But if you're a teenager, FORGET IT.

Third grader: What sports will he play?

Mike: Hmmm... I don't know. Maybe he won't play any sports. We'll have to see what he likes to do.

Seventh grader: Yeah, Claire. Not every boy has to play sports.

Claire: I know that. I was just wondering.

Seventh grader: Maybe he'll be a writer.

Fifth grader: Or a dog trainer. Like Cesar!

Claire: (dreamily) Maybe he'll have a hair salon and be fabulous.


The fabulous Lion has a message for E and Bearette:


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4 Comments:

Anonymous Frema said...

It sounds like he'll be fabulous no matter what. :)

8:09 AM  
Blogger His suzy said...

I think, based on that picture, that Lion is going to be a motivational speaker.

10:52 AM  
Blogger Bearette24 said...

That is so cute! I love it :)

Suzy - there is something inspirational about him :)

12:31 PM  
Blogger kj said...

this boy is a doll doll doll. what a smile. what energy. what sweet joy!

:)

12:43 AM  

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