I didn't know that being a mother would require I become an expert in all fields of study. Everyday I get bombarded with questions about how things work, what things are, and why they happen to be that way. Most of the time I don't have an answer. Sometimes the answer I give isn't satisfactory for my curiously independent daughter. Either way I am required to research, and I am so glad I have resources available to me. Did I mention we love the library?
Zelda (Z): What are clouds made of?
Snappy (S): Water
Z: How does it get up there?
Z: I know some animals ugh (swallow) their food without chewing, why can’t we?
S: Because we have teeth and if we don’t chew our food we could choke.
Z: Why do you have to wear a helmet when riding a motorcycle?
S: To keep you safe, because you can get hurt really bad if you crash, they go so fast.
Z: How do they make toothpaste?
Z: How do clock hands move?
S: Little gears
Z: What’s a gear?
Z: No smoking at the gas station? How come?
S: Gas is flammable and if you smoke it could blow up the gas station
Z: Then you would have to pay for it.
S: Yes, you would have to pay for it, if you blow it up.
Z: How much does a gas station cost? How many chores would that be?
Z: What’s a waitress?
S: Someone who serves you your food.
Z: Are you a waitress?
Z: Yes you are, you serve my meals to me.
Z: Why can’t I take a walk by myself?
Z: How come birds have to land after they fly?
Z: I wish I could breathe fire.