Love, Minecraft Style

Ben: Dad, I love you! Do you know how much? Me: A lot? Ben: I love you so much that I would never drop you into a lava lake.   Advertisements

Science Teacher

I overheard Ben talking to somebody this morning in the den as I was working in the kitchen: Ben: No, you’re wrong. The Black Holes suck you in. The White Holes will spit you out on the other side of the universe. You cannot escape from a Black Hole, but you can get away from…

Birthday Blessings

Ben: Happy Birthday, Dad! You’re 53! Me: Thanks! You know what the best six years of it was? Ben: You’re so old…

I’m Not Raising An Einstein

Ben: Eeewww! Dad, there’s poop on the floor! Me: (Confused because there’s no reason for poop to be on the floor) What???? Ben: There’s poop on the floor under my chair. I don’t know how it got there! Me: (as he runs to the bathroom) Are you sure? I cleaned it up, and a few…

Apparently I’m Raising Gollum…

File this under “Things I Did Not Know Ben Knew Anything About:” Ben: Dad, can you get me two waffles with butter? Me: Coming right up! Ben: Did you know that I like having two breakfasts? Me: That’s because you are a hobbit! Ben: I AM NOT A HOBBIT! Hobbits are nasty! They took my…

Language Arts

Ben: Dad, when I was in Kindergarten, could I say, “Dang it?” Me: No, you couldn’t. Ben: Well, now that I am six and in first grade, I can say “Dang it!”