Everyone has a little crazy in their family.
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childhood (or parenthood) that makes
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My hubby has 3 children with his ex-wife. Because of their divorce, his kids aren't close to their mom. Soon after our son was born, my hubby's eldest daughter told her mother that we where going to name her godmother. So, when the day came, she showed up looking good. It was awkward when we named his bestie godfather...
My 4-yr-old knew all the proper terms for things, so when we took his kitten to the vet, I told him Pi was going to be neutered. He asked what that was, so I told him the cat was going to get clipped. At the vet's, I put the crate on a stool by the check-in desk. My son proudly put his hand on it and said to the receptionist, this is Pi & he's here for his manicure.
My husband, my children, and I live with my grandparents. They both have dementia. We try to give my grandparents the life they are used to, so we have chickens. I awoke a few days ago to screaming chickens. My grandfather had snuck two mother hens and their two chicks into the house in a cardboard box. They escaped. My grandmother woke up and gave chase.
My husband and I were watching TV and my 3 year old daughter came to us and kept sniffing. We asked her what she was doing and she replied, "Smelling cat food." What? She said, "I'm smelling cat food." We didn't see any, so he asked her where the cat food was. She pointed to face. She had shoved it up her nose! We had to suck it out with an aspirator!
When my son was 12, I began working in an ER as a tech. I went home to practice washing out ears to remove foreign objects. He wanted to do it, so I started cleaning his ears. Normally not painful. Then he started screaming, "I cant hear! I'm telling dad!" I rushed him to my job and they removed a BB from his ear. To this day, we don't know how it got in there!
My middle son used to ask us if things were for kids or for humans. It took us the LONGEST time to realize that he didn't think kids were humans. "Is that for kids or for humans?" "It's for humans. Kids can't have it." "AWWWW MANN!" He's 6 now, but he firmly believed this until about 6 months ago... around the same time he stopped believing that we were stealing his nose.
When I was 7, my dad and I walked through the woods after an evening in the deer stand. He scared me by telling me that he had heard something nearby and convinced me to get up REAL close behind him. When I got close, he broke wind in my face. At 7, I was head-level with his rear end.
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