Most days I try to pack lunch for my son but today we were running late, so I told him to buy lunch. I picked him up from school that afternoon and this is how our conversation went:
Me: What did you have for lunch today?
Him: Oh, it was really good, I had pancakes and bacon. I also had eggs but they weren’t that good.
Me: What was wrong with them?
Him: They were kind of lumpy, not as good as yours.
Me: Did you eat them?
Him: I ate some but I mostly pushed them around my plate and in my mind, I was like “What The EFF?”.
Me: (Trying not to laugh) You said what?
Him: No mommy, not out loud just in my mind, like inside my head.
Me: Do you know what that means?
Me: (Sigh of relief) Okay, well it’s not a nice thing to say and let’s try not to say it again.
Him: But I only said it in my mind….