Mama Diaries

Friday, October 24, 2014

Bigger than Mama

"Mama," my ten-year-old son said.  "I'm bigger than you!"

I looked down at the kid, who at 4 feet 6 inches tall, was clearly  not bigger than me.  "I don't think so, Bubba.  You have a way to go before you catch up with me."

"But I am bigger," he insisted.  "Look!"  He pointed on the ground at our shadows.  Since he was slightly in front of me, his shadow appeared taller than mine.

I moved up so I was even with him.  My shadow was obviously bigger than his when I did that.

"Wow," he said.  "I didn't know you could grow so fast!"

I nodded.  "Yep.  Mamas are pretty amazing!"  

36 comments:

  1. He is easily amused. Enjoy that while it lasts.

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  2. So you're kinda like one of those things they put in water and it grows faster? lol

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  3. Aw!!! That is adorable. And I love what you said at the end. Mamas are amazing! ;)

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    1. Mamas can do all kinds of amazing things.

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  5. haha.. yes.. a quick growth spurt!
    never underestimate mums:)

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    1. It's funny all the good tricks we can do when we become mamas!

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  7. YOU are an amazing Mama.

    Love,
    Janie

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    1. Why, thank you! You are an amazing mama, too!

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  8. That's so funny. Kids... never grow up, you hear!

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    1. I hope he always keeps his sense of humor, no matter how old he gets!

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  9. It must be a secret talent that mamas have. My mom must not have been taught the secret though because I passed her height when I was 11 or 12.

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    1. Haha. She didn't figure out the shadow trick fast enough!

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  10. Ha ha mam your son cute son is so clever.

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  11. It's best to show off all your Mama magic early, while kids are so impressionable. Cute!

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    1. Yes. Kids need to be in awe of the mama!

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  12. Mamas have special growing power! My stepdaughter is 5'9" and I'm only 5'2"...so it happens before you know it!

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    1. My daughter is taller than me, now. I'm 5'4 1/2, and she's 5'5.

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  13. Observant as well as funny, could be you have a young author in the making.

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    1. He certainly has an active imagination!

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    1. Yes. I can be pretty intimidating at 50 feet tall!

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