>> Thursday, May 27, 2010
I don’t fear the “SEX” questions, they know all that stuff. I however fear the “did you smoke pot” question…I’ll be lying then too.
Today the question came up while talking about my 7 year old's middle name. When I was prego with Jonah, my oldest which was 4 at the time, wanted to name him Dragon.
He's pretty much thinking he got screwed and at 7 knows having the name Dragon would make him the coolest kid in 2nd grade.
Naturally he now wants to know where we got his middle name, since his parents must be giant morons not to see that his big brother had a much better idea.
“We named you after my brother.” I inform him.
BUT that’s not enough…he starts the interrogation.
“You don’t have a brother.”
*Major attitude here*
“I did have a brother.”
“Well, where is he?”
“He died before you were born.”
*Thinking this hard fact would shut him up…but he’s not falling for it*
“Oh yeah, how did he die then?”
*Like I’m making this all up!*
“They think he died of hyperthermia. Did you get your homework started like I asked?”
*Trying to be vague and use big words to confuse and change subject*
*HA! He’s confused!*
“It’s a medical condition like cancer, now get your back pack please you have a game tonight.”
*Paints on Fire*
“Awwww MOM I don’t waaaannnnnaaaa go to baseball!.”
I miss him all the time, but I’ll be honest, my brother had a hard life and made lot of bad choices that most likely lead to his death. How do you explain this to a 7 year old? One day I will, but not just before baseball.
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