Wednesday, 22 October 2008

Nutritional Advice from a Three Year Old

Sunday was Rob's birthday and we were at the in laws for Sunday lunch.

I found myself starting a familiar conversation with Thomas.

"If you don't eat all of those carrots you won't get any cake."

Which we were all secretly hoping would be the outcome seeming as my mother in law had whipped up a super yummy looking chocolate fudge cake in honour of the super spoilt birthday boy.

"Carrots aren't for boys!"

And before I could respond,

Very matter of factly.

"Carrots make boys sick!"

Well you have to give him an A for effort, right?

But he did eat all his carrots that day, and managed to do so without getting sick.

If only I had chocolate fudge cake on hand for bribery every day.

Check back later for the result of my giveaway.

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17 lovely comments:

Jen E @ mommablogsalot said...

lmao love that logic!

anti-supermom said...

I missed the giveaway, but love that it was chocolate. Yummy, real English chocolate.

My son doesn't bribe well with chocolate, give him Skittles and that's a whole other story...

Patrice said...

How funny!! It was definitely a good try! I would for sure give him an A+ for effort!

Lisa@verybusymomwith4 said...

Hmmmm...you could try carrot cake ;)

The White House said...

Yum! Your constant chocolate posts are KILLING me! You have got to stop. I am serious. I am on my way to the kitchen right now to get some.

Beth (A Mom's Life) said...

It's always good to have cake around as a bribe. It never fails here. Never!

Chelle said...

I applaud his effort.

Anyone willing to try so hard for a chocolate is a friend in my book :)

EmmaP said...

hahaha! he is verrrrrrry clever!

Kristen said...

Glad to hear that he survived being forced to eat Carrots.

I remember refusing oatmeal. That stuff was NOT for girls!!

Susan said...

You gotta give the boy credit for creativity!
Glad he didn't make himself get sick as a backup plan.

McMommy said...

I'm pretty sure there is some truth in what your son said. Because really....if he ate like 25 pounds of carrots, he really WOULD get sick. Or maybe if they were old, moldy carrots, right?

Your son is truly a genius.

Oh, and I'll take some cake now too.... :)

Beav's Wife said...

That's hilarious...my Jack would totally say something like that! If you get a sec, read my post called "most important meal of the day" from this week...lil' booger!

Happy POW! Your blog is really cute...this is my first visit!

Kristy said...

That was great thinking on his part!! I wonder what other foods aren't FOR boys!!! :)

Happy POW!

Leslie said...

lol~ That is just too cute!

Vashey Fam said...

Oh no! They are such little manipulators aren't they?! Wyatt doesn't speak yet, but he's already learned!

LifeAtTheCircus said...

Can't blame him for trying right?
I agree...it is so nice when you have dessert to hold over there heads.

Mandy said...

Very cute! Happy POW!