Army of Mom

So this is how liberty dies ... with thunderous applause.


My anthem

I've always joked that the boys in Queen wrote this song for me. Friday night, I had this exchange with my 5-year-old daughter.

Little Bit: *dancing around naked after her bath* I have a cute little butt!
AoM: yes you do.
Little Bit: You don't, though, cuz your butt is big like this *gesturing to really wide*
AoM: Some people think my butt looks pretty good.
Little Bit: Well, not me. Your butt isn't little and cute like this *turning to show me*

*shaking my head*
At least she's confident, if not tactful.


  • At 8:22 PM, March 16, 2008, Blogger Mo K said…

    LOL.Out of the mouths of babes. Reminds me of myself just a couple years older when we were driving my aunt to the airport. Gleefully I stated "Yay! I get my room back!" I only remember it because Dad gave me a "look" that could kill. That's when I learned the meaning of tact.

    BTW, I think the only butt that Freddie Mercury wouldn't have found fat is this gal's (it's clothed, but the 'mmercial itself is a strong PG-13).

  • At 11:02 PM, March 16, 2008, Blogger Gadfly said…

    On behalf of AoD and myself, prepare an ivory tower in which to lock Princess Li'l Bit upon the occasion of her first period.


  • At 8:53 AM, March 17, 2008, Anonymous Army of Dad said…

    Don't worry we can arrange for Uncle Gadfly to be cleaing guns with me when her little boyfriends come by to pick her up.

  • At 9:33 AM, March 17, 2008, Blogger Gadfly said…

    I'll bring the sniper rifle


  • At 9:03 PM, March 19, 2008, Anonymous Ken S, Fifth String on the Banjo of Life said…

    {laughs at the kiddo 'cuz mine were like that too)

    Ah memories. I saw Queen at Winterland in '77. Outstanding show.


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