Thursday, December 13, 2012

Da Tooth

Tonight, we were dining at a delicious hamburger joint when the following conversation occurred with our son: 

Me: "Buddy, we need to get that tooth out tonight."
Tuck: "NO.WAY! Don't touch it. It will hurt."
Chris: "It's okay. We won't touch it."
Me: "Right. Whenever you're ready. But seriously, that tooth is hanging on by a thread."
Chris: "Let's change the subject. Who wants to go to the toy room and play dodgeball when we get home?"
Mags and Tuck: (in unison) "I do! I do!"
Chris: "Perfect. It'll be fun. You guys remember how to play, right? We try to get the other person out by hitting each other with the balls?"
Mags: "Oh, yeah, baby!"


(Quiet interlude of chewing, french fry dipping, sipping of drinks)

Tuck: "Hey! Wait a minute. I see what you're doing. You just wanna knock my tooth out with the ball! You can't trick me."
Chris: "Well, there goes that plan."
Mags: "BUSTED!"


But honestly, anytime now would be great!  





6 comments:

  1. Smart kid! Has it fallen out yet? I used to let mine hang by a thread when I was young, too.

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    1. Me too, Kathy. Ewwww!

      Alas, Mags was the one who got it out by reaching over for something and banging her hand into his mouth. We should have hired her days ago! :)

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  2. Cute post. Next time suggest a pillow fight! :)

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    1. Great idea! We'll do that for the next one. :)

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  3. Great post! Great cyber-getaway you've built here!

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