Monday, July 26, 2010

This Milk is Bland

DW has been away in Atlanta for the last few days and I have been left to the duties of single dad. This morning I was getting (S) ready for camp and I got her the breakfast she asked for which included a glass of milk.

As we were walking down the stairs, she turned to me and said:

"This milk is bland"

I was stunned. It was early in the morning and this was not on my list of potential expected conversations. I replied with:


At this point (S) looked at me like I was an idiot and explained what she meant:

"Its bland, that means it has very little taste!"

I felt like saying something along the lines of

"I know what bland means", but I figured I didn't have to explain myslef to a four year old...or did I? Besides, I am not used to getting pop quizes at 6:45am. She is 4 1/2 years old and I still can't believe she felt she had to explain the meaning of bland to me.

I can tell I am going to learn a lot from her over the coming years. I just hope more of it is stuff I don't yet know.


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