Tuesday, December 05, 2006

Kiss & Tell




The other day, my youngest son made reference to "a sexy lady."

This morning, he prepared for "picture day" at school and was in my bathroom, where I was applying mousse to his hair. He noticed my makeup on the counter and then asked me, "Are you wearing lipstick?"

"Yes."

"Which one?"

So I pointed out the one I'd put on.

"Do you have other colors?"

"Yes."

"Where? Can I see them?"

And I showed him a few tubes of varying shades of copper, pink and red.

He pointed out one to me. "I think if you wear this one, you'll be a sexy lady."

(This son's name is Noam. After I went back to work after maternity leave, I was telling someone what his name was, and her immediate response was "to know'm is to love'm." It's "sexy lady" comments like these that help remind me of that!")

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Wednesday Night Update:

Okay, so I took CM's question and posed it to Noam. He explained that to be sexy, a woman has to be skinny, has to dress nice and has to wear red lipstick. Wow, this 6-year-old kid thinks like an adult, doesn't he?

See, I've been watching what I eat lately, so he must hear the word "skinny" said pretty often 'round these parts. So when I first asked him what "sexy lady" meant to him, his initial reaction was "You can't be fat. When are you going to be skinny? A sexy lady is skinny."

Just now, I repeated the story to my husband as he kissed Noam good night. He asked Noam, "Am I sexy?"

"Yes," he responded without any hesitation. Then my husband asked him, "Is Eema sexy?"

"ALMOST."

12 comments:

Ezzie said...

I'm trying to picture him saying that from the 2 seconds I met him... and it's not happening. Are you serious? :)

Anonymous said...

Hee, hee... boys...

Anonymous said...

Too cute!

torontopearl said...

Ezzie: In the words of singer-songwriter Annie Lennox, "Would I lie to you?"

RCJ: Just think...that boy will grow up, G-d willing, to be a man!

Oriyenta: He says lots of neat things, some more blog-worthy than others.

cruisin-mom said...

Does he know what sexy means? (I'd love to hear his definition!!!)

Mia said...

so cute!

torontopearl said...

CM: Great question. I asked him.

Mia: Sometimes he's not so cute.

Anonymous said...

LOL, let's hope you don't get a call from his teacher!

cruisin-mom said...

love the update, Pearl.

tuesdaywishes said...

Good Lord! Sexy meany skinny? To a six year old? My flabbers are gasted!

kasamba said...

He's soooo cute!

Anonymous said...

you are right...you godda love'm...almost...too cute...tfu tfu tfu...shavuah tov