Are you brave?

4-y-o T:  You’re not as brave as Papa.

Me:  I’m not?

T: No.  You don’t take pictures.

Me:  I take pictures!

T:  But you don’t take as many.

(who knew photography required bravery?)

7-y-o N joins in:  ARE you brave, Mama?

Me: yes.

N:  What brave things have you done in your life?

Me:  I had children.  That’s about as brave as it gets.

N:  That’s not brave.  Brave is like rescuing people from a burning building.  What have you done that’s BRAVE?

Me:  I caught a rattlesnake.

N: Saving people from burning buildings and trapping rattlesnakes are the most important things in the world.

About tara

Off-the-grid living, homeschooling mom with a predilection for <a href="">organic fabrics</a>, cooking from scratch, and natural living. I share my 40-acre paradise with one husband, two sons, one dog, 20-some chickens, and some ridiculous number of rabbits, rats, mice, and rattlesnakes.
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