Our son (10): ‘Mama, I’ve heard a word and don’t know what it means.’
Me: ‘Which word is that?’
If a woman doesn’t want to have a child, she goes to a hospital, and the doctors, with an operation, take the baby out of her tummy, when the baby is very very very small, months before it would be born.’
He (heavily thinking): ‘Take out?’
He: ‘But… then the doctors need to do it very very carefully to make sure the baby doesn’t get hurt..’
Ok. A topic maybe for later.
I am watching a TV program about how Roquefort is made. Our son (10) joins in.
He: ‘What are they doing?’
He: ‘Oh, Cheeses Christ!’
Our daughter (13) started secondary school in September, and now is preparing for the approaching exam period.
She is checking her digital agenda for the exam schedule, and sees the following notes:
– “Catholic studies: EXAM!!”
– “Islam studies: EXAM!!”
She (who attends ‘ethics’ at school – as an alternative for children of non-religious families):
‘Mama, you and papa were totally right. Just found another key argument in favour of atheism.’