A few months back, I am sitting at work when I get a call from daycare.
Miss K can hardly talk, and I am terrified something is wrong. Then I realize she is laughing. She needed to call to tell me what happened over the phone so there weren’t 2 of us laughing at once.
All of the children at daycare that are younger than HJ have been little boys. Until this day. There was a new baby girl. While Miss K was changing her diaper, HJ was watching. Suddenly, shock spreads across his face.
“MISS K!” he shouts, “WHAT HAPPENED TO HER PENIS?”
Miss K let HJ know that only little boys have a penis, not little girls. He stared at her. His mind was blown. He started going through a list of girls he knows, rattling off the names. “Does A have a penis?”
Nope, that’s a girl.
“what about E, does he have a penis?”
Yup, that’s a boy. Boy’s have a penis.
This went on and on until he got through the list of everyone. Then he asked about pets. And friends. Luckily, I have a patient daycare provider.
When a parent went to pick up their child, they asked HJ why he looked so upset. He shouted back that “AVERY DOESN’T HAVE A PENIS!”.
Once I picked up HJ, he started asking me about who had a penis. This went on for days.
Recently, I though the was over this. However, this weekend on tv, they were talking about a “little girl”, HJ shook is head and said, “if she is a girl, then she has no penis.”
For the record, it is hard to not laugh at him.
This post could say the word “penis” a record number or times.