Classic: Kid wants a pet, mom doesn't
December 10, 2011
So this morning I performed the classicical play: 'Kid wants a pet, but mom doesn't'. My co-star was my son Ot (10), who can be summed up by the slogan of a Malibu Rum commercial. He's 'seriously easy going'.
'Mom, can I have a pet?' he opened with the first line.
'No, mommy thinks pets are stupid. When you're grown-up you can buy one yourself!' I spit out, 'cause I was going with an anger theme.
Instead of appreciating this good news Ot, who obviously knows himself well, whined: 'But then I'll still be living at home!'