Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

Guys!  Twinsomnia made it into the Top 25 Multiples Blogs at Circle of Moms!!!  THANK YOU for voting!!!!!!!!!!!!  You all rock.  :-)

In other random news, remember this little tale I told you about Scott and Ashley a few weeks ago?  Well, she's been a little focused on death and the afterlife ever since.  Also, apparently Scott and the twins watched a documentary on tornadoes the other day.


Which means that - yes, it's time for another edition of:

How Not to Teach Your Kids About
Religion and Weather Phenomena
Starring:  My Family

Owen:  Mommy, God in da 'ky?

Me:  It's sssss-ky.  Don't forget to pop your sounds.

Owen:  Sssss-ky.  Mommy, God in da sssss-ky?

Me:  Yup, God is in the sky.  He's up in heaven.

Owen:  Mommy, God have wings?

Me:  Um, I don't think so.

Aidan:  Mommy, Jesus have wings?

Ashley:  Yes, Jesus has wings!

Owen:  No he not!

Me:  Yeah, I don't think Jesus has wings.

Aidan:  Mommy, when the 'ky dok blue that mean they a tomato?

Me:  Ssss-ky.  And it's a tornado, not a tomato.  Torrrr-naaaa-doooo.

Aidan:  Toooo-maaa-toooo.

Me:  Good job.

Owen:  If tomato come, dat mean you dead?

Me:  It's a tor-naaaa - oh forget it.  Where did you hear that?

Aidan:  If a tomato come, dat mean you go to heaven.

Ashley:  I wish I was in heaven with God.

Me:  Aw.  But if you were in heaven, you couldn't play soccer and do crafts and all the fun stuff you do here.

Ashley:  I can do that stuff in heaven, too.

Me:  Well, yeah, but...

Ashley:  And I'll get to play checkers.

Me:  What?

Ashley:  In heaven, you get to play checkers with Jesus.  Daddy said.

End scene.

I didn't even know where to start.  So, I didn't.  Although I am gonna keep a close eye on Ashley's tomato intake this summer.



Tasha said...

I love children's perceptions of God. It is at times so sweet it makes me cry and others time very funny. I love the checkers part.
My twins believe God is bowling when it thunders.

Marcia (123 blog) said...

Love your category "questionable parenting" LOL

Love the speech and popping those ssssss sounds too.

What do they think of James and the Giant Peach? :)

Holly Ann said...

I think I would've focused on the speech sounds a lot too. lol ;)

Jen said...

Sounds like a conversation I had in my house.

Kids. :)

bethismyname said...

In a recent similar conversation in my house, one of my boys asked me if we could go live at Disney World if a tornado came and took our house.

Then I had to explain hurricanes...!

sara said...

You really have to watch out for those tomatoes. They are sneaky little bastards.

Brandy@YDK said...

i wish i was better at remembering conversations and documenting them.

Salt in Suburbia said...

Five must be the age for contemplating heaven and death. My twins had all kinds of questions and fears last year in Kindergarten. And now my daughter (who will be entering Kindergarten in the fall) is starting to talk about dying and heaven a lot too (lots of deep questions).

Anonymous said...

Strangely enough, I think Ashley has a pretty good grip on what goes on in Heaven. If I have an eternity of happiness ahead of me, I'm sure Jesus would have a few minutes in there to play checkers with me.

Katherine said...

I think that my son's version of heaven would also be sitting across from Jesus playing checkers.