A Little Bit

“Tyler, look at this picture. You were inside my tummy.”

“Mommy, I’m only going to say this once.”  (This is the warning that precedes anything they know I don’t want to hear.  Mommy, brace yourself.  I won’t make this a habit, but I’ve got to say this just one time.)

“Mommy, you look… you look a little bit… fffff…. ffffaaaaa….”

He’s extra cautious, since ‘fat’ is on the list of Meanest Ever Words.

“I know, buddy.  It happens.”

You were born nine days later.  Believe me.  I felt every bit fffff… faaaaaaaa….