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Samson (7): Mom, when you have a baby, does it come out of your heart?

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  • Lewis_Family August 29, 2007, 2:39 pm

    No, not out of your heart, but that is where the baby started :smile:

  • Rebecca August 29, 2007, 2:39 pm

    Ahh, he is so sweet…and at such a tender age he already knows right where babies come from!

  • JustRandi August 29, 2007, 3:02 pm

    What a cutie!

  • facethemusic August 29, 2007, 9:51 pm

    The correct answer to the question is…. YES!!!

  • mlinford August 29, 2007, 11:40 pm

    Dudette, Alison, I totally thought that you were the kind of momma who had the facts all told by this age. :bigsmile::surprised:

    This is totally sweet. Love love love it.

  • Alison Moore Smith August 30, 2007, 12:51 am

    LOL No, not until they are eight. :)

    Yes, Samson is a sweetheart of a little guy. His question took my totally by surprise and I had tears all over my face. I just said, “Oh, honey, that’s not where they come out. But it should be!”

    He said, “Yea, because we love them so much.”

  • Keryn August 30, 2007, 11:28 am

    That must be why my heart gets bigger with every baby we add to our family. (Not to mention my hips.)

  • Lewis_Family August 30, 2007, 2:37 pm

    Is eight really the age to do the birds and bees? Dang.

  • Alison Moore Smith August 30, 2007, 3:08 pm

    I do it then–four down, two to go–and it has worked famously. (Got the idea from the Eyre’s but HATE their book recommendation, btw.) They are old enough to understand, to ask questions, to get it. Young enough to not get all weirded out and giggly and embarrassed.

  • mlinford August 30, 2007, 4:24 pm

    I am approaching it more in a take-it-as-we-go approach. They are already asking questions, and so I answer them as we go.

    Do you have a good book recommendation? I know you have said something before, but I forgot when and where.

  • ChanJo August 30, 2007, 7:21 pm

    Just give Samson a great big hug for me!

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