Friday, October 9, 2009

Tough Love

This morning I had a meeting at school as soon as I dropped the Little Guy off. Usually I'm in and out so no one sees me, or at least pays much attention to me. Today I thought I'd better make a bit of an effort so I'm applying a touch of make-up in the downstairs loo (as you do) when LG comes in to brush his teeth.

Eye pencil
LG: "What's that for?"
Me (thinks): "Good Question". Actually says "It's to make my eyes look a bit prettier".
LG: You've got bags under your eyes".

Blusher
LG: "And what's that for?"
Me - "Just to give me a rosy cheeked look".
LG: "You've made your face red though".

Lipstick
....which I apply to complete silence from LG. When I'm finished, he says:
"Well that one worked the way it was supposed to."

No lie. Swear to God!

15 comments:

  1. Children. They're like little self-esteem generators sometimes.

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  2. They always give an honest opinion..... the little darlings!
    Nuts in May

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  3. oh so funny. Perhaps he should work on his tact before dating anyone?

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  4. That's so funny -- reminds me of my middle son as he used to ask me all the time why I put make-up on!

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  5. Kids are really good for your ego, they build it up and tear it down again, just like that!

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  6. Ha Ha, you've got to love the honesty of children.

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  7. Now tell me: what kind of punishment did he receive?

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  8. Well, I laughed so much that I ended up looking like the Joker!

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  9. Fabulous! Did you manage not to swat him?

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  10. That is absolutely hilarious! what a hilarious kid!

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