What is the stupidest thing you’ve ever said to your child? I’ve done a lot of stupid things, but one in particular stands out.
We had just received one hundred chicks, some were male. My youngest daughter fell in love with the little furry, tiny creatures, and begged to be the one to care for them.
She did an excellent job and the chicks returned her care by following her around. I do believe they thought she was their mom. Then, of course, they grew up and hormones kicked in. Roosters were mounting hens, but my daughter thought nothing of it after we explained that they were just chickens, and had their pecking order.
One day, while we were out by the chicken coup, she asked, “How are babies made?” I should have told her to ask her dad, but, no! I said, “It’s a lot like when the rooster mounts a hen.” Big mistake.
She screamed, “You mean someone will hop on me, pull my hair and peck my head?”
I don’t remember how I made it better, and stopped her tears, but I must have said something right because she later became a wonderful mother of three.
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