Kids Say the Darnedest Things

A strange moment with my niece that I felt like sharing…

We were playing on the trampoline, jumping around when I mentioned that in order to do a certain thing, you would have to be a “very tiny human”. She immediately got a big grin and yelled, “I’ve seen one of those!” I raised an eyebrow. “You mean a midget?”

She immediately got a big grin and yelled, “I’ve seen one of those!”

I laughed. “You mean like, a midget?”

“No!” she replied. “It was like this big!” She made a one-inch space between her fingers. “I saw it outside!”

Now this was just weird. She’s not really the kind to make up odd stories. Creative, yes – but, a storyteller, no. I don’t know how much Tinkerbell she’s seen, but it’s still odd. It’s very probable she was just being silly, but it’s one heck of a story prompt, I’ll give it that.

I grinned back. “Well, kids do see some strange things, I guess.”

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