Burps, armpit farts, the back of knee farts - does that area of the body have a name? kneepit farts?
And I don't wanta scar him for life or anything.
Maybe this will only scar him temporarily ...
Mama, I'm gonna write a diary.
Boys don't have diaries, baby. Maybe you should make it a journal?
But I wanta write Dear Diary.
But I don't think boys have diaries.
A short time later.
Mama, do you want to know what I wrote?
I'd actually love to know what you wrote, but I don't think you are supposed to share your journal.
Okay, I'd love to hear.
Dear Diary (in which he just looks up and grins)
I have an awesome life (in which he just looks up and grins)
I wrote another one.
I want to start wearing perfume.
Baby, boys don't wear perfume. They wear cologne.
Oh, okay. I want to start wearing cologne.
What kind of cologne do you want to wear?
The kind that attracts girls (in which he just looks up and grins)
Daddy's got some cologne. See if you like it. (in which I made a mistake and had to sleep with my head under the covers that night)
And then today, weeks later -