Little Girl: How old is (friend)?
Mommy: She's 31.
Little Girl: Oh. It must be because she's older than you that she has more children.
Mommy: Or it's because she's more fertile.
Little Girl: Okay...What does that mean?
Mommy: She maybe has an easier time getting pregnant and can have her kids closer together.
Little Girl: Maybe it's because she knows how to get pregnant by herself. Or maybe she just knows how to do it better than you do.
Mommy: Maybe it's because God wants me to be happy loving just Lily & Jonah right now. Sometimes we have to wait for God to answer our prayers in His time.
Little Girl: Why? I can't wait until I have a sister.
Mommy: And I can't wait to give you one.
Little Girl: Well, I want one today. or tomorrow. or maybe next week.
Mommy: So do I my dear. So do I.
Of course, this was a very serious conversation and it was important to Lily. Reed and I couldn't help but get a little chuckle out of this one last night at the dinner table. If things were always as simple as our children perceive them to be.....