"experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted." -randy pausch

Sunday, August 1, 2010

when honesty is not the best policy

the entire sunbeam class
of 3 yr old girls and boys came into the women's bathroom to "powder their noses" so-TA-speak while i was nursing max at church today.
all of a sudden they were standing in a semi-circle around me.
uncomfortably close.
sheesh, is anything showing?
hanging out?
this is what i was thinking.
i've never been so happy to have my nursing cover on for once.
the following conversation occurred...
"why is your baby crying?"
she's hungry.
"are you going to feed your baby?"
i am.
"with a bottle?"
"how are you feeding her then?"
"pizza? sometimes we eat pizza at my house"
"why is she covered up?"
b/c i'm feeding her.
"with a bottle?"
yup, you got it.
(b/c at this point i'm reminding myself they're 3,
why am i trying to explain that max is sucking on something that is not a bottle).
"why are you covering her up?"
so she can eat without...
she's trying to sleep.
and then their teacher shuffled them off to class again.
at the end i figured honesty really wasn't the best policy.


Hastings Family said...

Gotta LOVE our ward's "mother's room" Was Claire the one who asked about the pizza?

Sue said...



The Jackson Family said...

It's both sweet and annoying how curious (and nosey!) kids can be. I think you handled it as well as you could!

Emmy said...

Lol! Don't you have a Mother's room in your building?

keri said...

I can still remember nursing Maddie at Jeff's parents house and my niece coming in asking if she could see what Maddie was eating. How do you respond to something like that? Kids are so dang funny!

Amy said...

Sunbeams make me laugh. They are so cute, and sometimes honesty with them is completely lost.

The Wilson Family said...

LOL. You're amazing EM. Sure miss you! Hope to have another sweet little one like you one day soon! :)