Tonight at dinner, I noticed my patience was wearing thin. Now part of this was due to the intermittent cooing, crying and yelling by Colsen, and the perpetual limit-testing, singing, and repeating by Rayna..... but it's also due to the ongoing question-asking by a certain 6-year old we have around here! As I started to relay to Pete about what I had to answer today, he also started to shake his head and get that glazed-over look that I feel like I wear as a uniform these days. Here is just a small sampling of what I had to answer today:
- What does "mcg" stand for on this nutrition list? And what's the difference between it and milligrams?
- Would Rhode Island fit inside Luxembourg, or would Luxembourg fit inside Rhode Island?
- Why did the sun used to come up in Mexico City at 7:12, and here it came up at 7:30, but now the sun comes up here at 6:56 am, and in Mexico City it comes up at 6:58?
- Which salad dressing is better for you? This one has red peppers in it and it's only 2 grams of Carbs, but it has high fructose corn syrup, but this other dressing has 3 grams of Carbs and less sugar.
- Are carbs good or bad for you?
- What is cholesterol?
- Why did the chiropractor use a bowling ball to show us something?
- Why doesn't PBS show commercials like other channels do?
- If not enough people give money to the PBS pledge drive, will that mean we won't have any PBS channels to watch? And then what would we do?
- Why can't companies just pay for the shows, but not show commercials in the middle?
- Why can't a quadrilateral have one side hanging off the edge?
- Can Poppa lift 100 pounds?
- Can anyone in the world lift a piano over their head?
- Can anyone in the world speak every language in the world?
- What languages do they speak in Africa?
- Why hasn't Mr. Lawson been to Canada, when he's been to so many other countries?
Ok... there were way more than this, but now Colsen's crying for more food... and don't get me started on how many times he does THAT during a day....
But in the meantime, if anyone has any answers to the above questions, please send them my way! I NEED HELP!!