Wednesday, November 24, 2010
"What's this Mommy?"
"Well, that's a mushroom. Not sure which kind but it looks beautiful."
"Can we eat it? It looks like really yummy candy."
"No, sweetie. We can't eat bright orange mushrooms. Matter of fact, most mushrooms are poisonous. Don't ever eat any mushrooms that are growing outside. Okay?"
"So, all mushrooms outside will kill me."
"Yup. Our bodies can't handle them. Promise not to eat any. I see that little glint in your eye. You cannot eat them, even when I'm not with you."
"Yes, Mommy. Can we get something to eat? The mushroom made me really hungry."
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