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Thursday, March 12, 2009

He kills me.

So last night as I was putting Dovi to bed, we had a little chat. About my upcoming birthday (it's in April. I am old.)

"Mommy, how old you be on yo birdday?"

"How old do you think I'll be, Dovi?"

"tenny-two?"

"No, D, a little older"

"tenny-tree"?

"No, D, you know how old I am"

"Oh, yeah. I so silly. You be tirdy-too"

"Yes, Dovs. What are you getting me for my birthday?"

"Hmmm. I get someting wif Abba. A gur ting"

"Dovi, what is a girl thing?"

Pauses. Thinks a little. Hmmms a little.

"I know, Mommy. Nood"

"You want to get me a snood for my birthday?"

"um hmm Mommy. Tat gur ting"

"Is anything else a girl thing, D?"

"yesh, Mommy. I ge you may-up." Gestures face.

"You want to get me makeup?"

"yesh, Mommy"

"Anything ELSE, D?" (At this point I was seriously cracking up)

"hmmm. I know Mommy. I ge you aitel" (gestures to his head)

Oh dear. This now means that I need to explain hair covering to you all. I'm lazy. I'm copying the following text from Chabad. Go there for more info:
Jewish law requires married women to cover their hair when in public. Aside for the profound mystical reasons for this practice, it serves to safeguard the woman's privacy, creating a personal, sensual space reserved for her husband.

OK back to Dovi.

"You want to get me a new shaitel (wig) for my birthday?"

"Yesh"

So there you have it.

Girl things?

Make Up, Wig, and a Snood. Nice.

7 comments:

Shosh said...

Haha. Hes so cute. If Dovi also wants to buy me a wig for my birthday i will certainly not turn down such a generous offer.

chaviva said...

D is so cute. does he give out shaitels to bloggy friends or only to IRL's.

Estie said...

He's seriously too cute. And my b-day was last week-can D have a little chat with my hubby?

Miriam said...

Ohhh I love Dovi- he is sooo cute!Snoods, makeup, and sheitels! I love it!

Rach said...

That was a GREAT story! Feminists of America may object but I love it!

elisha said...

So cute and generous-and he knows girls well. My daughters are all about the make-up!!

Single Girl said...

I think you should go for the make-up!