Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Honesty of a First Grader

Lilia hasn't quite mastered the art of knowing what information to share and what information to keep to herself. Her mom doesn't always have that one down either, so it's not very fair to expect a first grader to be savvy about such matters.

The other day, Lilia revealed to me that during lunch recess she peed her pants "just a little bit" because she thought she wasn't allowed inside during recess. Later, after she came home, she got so busy building a snowman that she again didn't take time to come inside the house and take a potty break. She was playing with her good neighbor friend Matthew. She finally did excuse herself, and she decided to take a quick bath to clean herself up.

After about 10 minutes, Matthew knocked on the door.

"Is Lilia here?"
Lilia shows up at the door with new pants on.
"Sorry, Matthew, I peed my pants just a little bit and had to take a bath."

Matthew didn't look phased from this pronouncement of honesty. They went back outside and continued playing. Happens to most of us from time to time, I'm sure. Might as well shout it out on this blog.

Sometimes she's so like me it kills me.


Fish said...

And now the whole world also knows, as demonstrated by this post, that you also have a hard time drawing the line on what the share and what not to share. I never thought I'd be the one to embarrass my children less.

Mr. Flynn said...

oh, yeah, she is going to kill you for this one in about 5 years.

go mom go said...

I think I recall a conversation about a home teacher, a dead father, and a murder was it?
Ha ha! I embarrass my children on a daily basis.
That story is great!