Sundays Are For Sebastian #111

Sebastian is my six-year old and he says some of the funniest things–we have no idea where he gets his material since his mother and I are rather boring, serious people.

The other day, after completing a very large breakfast, Sebastian started rubbing his belly and posed the following: “Daddy, how are babies made?”

Me: “Ummmm.” [Awkward pause–my wife has ordained that I handle all questions reproductive, but I was not quite ready for the question from my five year-old.] “I will tell you when you are a bit older.”

Seba: “But I want to know now! How are babies made?”

Me: “Ummm, like I said, you will find out when you are a bit older.”

Seba: “When someone has a baby in their belly it looks like they ate a bunch of food–is that how it happens? You eat a lot of food and then a baby comes out?”

Me: “Ummm, not exactly…”

Seba: “Then how?”

Me: “Like I told you–you will find out when you are a bit older.”

Seba: “Does Nathan [his brother] know?”

Me: “Not really.”


Me: “You know, only girls have babies.”

Seba: “Really?”

Me: “Yes.”


Seba: “OK. Never mind.”




About the drunken cyclist

I have been an occasional cycling tour guide in Europe for the past 20 years, visiting most of the wine regions of France. Through this "job" I developed a love for wine and the stories that often accompany the pulling of a cork. I live in Houston with my lovely wife and two wonderful sons.
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13 Responses to Sundays Are For Sebastian #111

  1. Myas says:

    Love the Super-Sebastian outfit.


  2. dakegrodad says:

    you just never know how to answer that question. I remember hearing the story of the child who asked where did I come from and after receiving a very detailed answer replied Wow jimmy across the street came from California


  3. dwdirwin says:

    Dodged that bullet! For now…


  4. The time will come…can’t wait to ready that blog! 😉


  5. HA! His belly must have been full. LOL.


  6. Charming, glad you settled his mind so his belly ache went away sooner.


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