Mom: Why are you eating candy before breakfast?
Maura: I ate breakfast. I had cereal.
Mom: Oh, yeah? Where is the bowl?
Maura (looking me straight in the eye): I already washed it and put it away.
Mom (looking in the empty sink): I don't believe you. Put the candy away and eat some breakfast.
Maura (sticking to her story): I already ate breakfast, Mom, but I'll eat again.
Insert a conversation about lying and the consequences thereof. The amusing thing is that I remember telling my mother lies like this and then wondering how she could always tell I was lying. Now I know. Eight year olds are terrible liers.
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