You know, most people would distance themselves from weird stuff their kid says or does. Not me. I love it. I eat it up. I want him to be a creative thinker, and if he’s got a good sense of humor, better still.
So when he made the following request this evening, I didn’t ask him why he thought of this, or try to dissuade him, other than to say it was too late to do it tonight.
“Mom, I was to go to the dollar store and buy a fake beard to wear to school, to see if the kids in my class will think I’m somebody else.”