Monday, January 23, 2012

A Complicated Family Tree

We've been out of town for a family wedding. While driving back to Will and Anita's house after the reception, Schatz was telling me all about her new family.

Schatz: Mikey is my new cousin, Mommy.

Me: Yes, Mikey is your new cousin.

Schatz: And Elyna is my new cousin.

Me: Yep, Elyna is a new cousin.

Schatz: Bob is my new cousin, too.

Me: No, sweetie. Bob has always been your cousin. He is my cousin so he's your cousin, too.

Schatz (slowly, as if talking to a small child): No, he wasn't, but he's my cousin now.

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