So I had the “talk” with Moon over the weekend. You know the one. I’d just as soon have waited until a more appropriate age, say 40, but the Cobb County 6th grade health class curriculum forced me to accelerate my time table.
So I sat Moon down and told her, you know, about the female body. I think she’d heard it before cause she was all like,
Then I segued into how God created us different than boys and for a purpose and that, uh, marriage is a good thing. I might have rambled a bit cause Moon was like,
And because I couldn’t see anyway to avoid it, I began to talk a bit about the MALE body. Granted, I don’t know a whole bunch but I hit the basics and suddenly Moon was like,
I REALLY wanted to stop there, but I’d seen the vocab list, so I went on to explain how God’s plan was for a man and a woman, and, oh yeah, babies. I did my best to present it in a calm and professional manner, and basically I just laid it all out there, sort of like,
I guess I did a good job presenting the facts because Moon was like,
Which I think we can all agree is the appropriate reaction for a 6th grader.
And once it was finally over, I felt like doing this,
Which I believe is also the appropriate response for the mother of a 6th grader.