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Stuttering Shell: the birds & the bees & the dog?

Monday, February 22, 2010

the birds & the bees & the dog?

frisco is an unaltered eight month old dog, and we've seen quite a bit of the, uh, 'red rocket' lately. {are you following me? i mean, it doesn't take a rocket scientist - ha ha ha - to figure that out.}

we've been quite lucky that the kids haven't seen it yet. that is, until this morning.

the kids noticed. and, they were alarmed.

"mom, look. something happened to frisco's wee-nod*. it's hurt or something. maybe one of the cats got him."

"mom, did frisco get shaved? his jack* is red and looks sore."

oh, boy.

7:45 a.m. in the morning is not the time to discuss the sexual organs of the family pet...especially to two kids we have no clue about the birds & the bees just yet.

i immediately distracted them, crated frisco and whisked the kids off to school.

fast forward to this afternoon.

the kids were home & adam was in the kitchen prepping dinner.

"aidan, did you tell daddy about what happened? daddy...aidan can explain. he knows more."

clearly, malia threw aidan under the 'red rocket' bus.

"yeah, dad. frisco's jack* was funny looking this morning. he was sitting on the couch & it came out and went back in. what happened? why did it look like that? is it okay?"

adam looked at me. i smiled at him.

adam's response?

"it's okay son. frisco is fine. that's just how his jack* is. he's okay."

thank goodness frisco meets his 'fate' on wednesday...he's being neutered & hopefully future appearances of the 'red rocket' will be few & far between.

*'wee-nod' & 'jack' are two silly names we use in our home when we refer to a penis. aidan came up with jack when he was about two years old and that name has stuck ever since.

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Blogger Rachel said...

Hilarious! SO glad I have female dog who was spayed when I got her :)

Feb 22, 2010, 5:46:00 PM  
Blogger Christine said...

Truly laughing out loud at this!

Feb 22, 2010, 9:56:00 PM  
Blogger Lis said...

Omg - I am dying over this!!! Love it!! I am so not ready for any of these types of convos with kids!!! Adam handled that one very well!! :)

Miss you!!! I hope you have a good week!! xoxo

Feb 22, 2010, 10:32:00 PM  
Blogger Brittany Ann said...

LOL! The red rocket is always, always awkward, but especially with kids around!

Feb 22, 2010, 11:11:00 PM  
Blogger debra said...

Too funny. Our dog is neutered and it still comes out every now and then. We had a female dog for 14 yrs so I had never seen it. Of course, I asked my hubby about it - like he would know the answer - he did- it just happens every now and then I guess. Lucky my daughter hasn't ever seen it. :)

Feb 23, 2010, 12:09:00 AM  
Blogger Rachel said...

LMAO! I am sorry but this has me laughing so hard I'm in tears! Hope his surgery helps ward off unwanted questions. LOL!

Feb 23, 2010, 8:30:00 AM  
Blogger Katie said...

Hahahaha I love that Malia said "Daddy knows..ask him" hahaha

Mar 2, 2010, 2:46:00 PM  

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