Tuesday, February 01, 2005

Love Tips...Explained by kids

This list came in a brochure from one of the Christian radio stations that I listen to. Seeing that this is February and Valentines Day is just around the corner I thought you could use a laugh or two.

Q. What is the proper age to get married?
A. "Once I'm done with kindergarten, I'm going to find me a wife."--Tom, age 5

Q. The Great Debate: Is it better to be single or married?
A. "It's better for girls to be single but not for boys. The boys need somebody to clean up after them!"--Lynette, age 9
"It gives me a headache to think about that stuff. I'm just a kid. I don't need that kind of trouble."--Kenny, age 7

Q. Why does love happen between two people?
A. "No one is sure why it happens but I heard it has something to do with the way you smell. That's why perfume and deodorant are so popular."--Jan, age 9

Q. Is love truly the most important thing in the world?
A. "Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too."--Greg, age 8

Q. What is it like when you are falling in love?
A. "Like an avalanche where you have to run for your life."--Roger, age 9
"If falling in love is anything like learning your spelling words, I don't want to do it. It takes too long."--Leo, age 7

Q. Are good looks important in falling in love?
A. "It isn't always just how you look. Look at me. I'm handsome like anything, and I haven't got anybody to marry me yet."--Gary, age 7

Q. Why do people who are in love hold hands?
A. "They want to make sure their rings don't fall off because they paid good money for them."--Dave, age 8

Q. Where do you find love?
A. "Love will find you, even if you are trying to hide from it. I have been trying to hide from it since I was five, but the girls keep finding me."--Bobby, age 8
"I'm not rushing into love...4th grade is hard enough for me!"--Regina, age 10

Q. What are the qualifications necessary to be a good spouse?
A. "Sensitivity doesn't hurt."--Ava, age 8

Q. What is a surefire way to make people fall in love with you?
A. "Yell out at them at the top of your lungs that you love them--and don't worry if their parents are standing right there."--Alonzo, age 9

Q. "What are most people thinking when they say, "I love you?"
A. "The person is thinking , 'yeah, I really do love him, but I hope he showers at least once a day.'"--Michelle, age 9

Q. How was kissing invented?
A. "I know one reason that kissing was created. It makes you feel warm all over, and they didn't always have electric heat or fire places or even stoves in their houses."--Gina, age 8

Q. How does a person learn to kiss?
A. "You learn it right on the spot when the gooshy feeling gets the best of you."

Q. When is it okay to kiss someone?
A. "If it's your mother, you can kiss her anytime. But if it's a new person, you have to ask permission."--Roger, age 6

Q. How do you make love endure?
A. "Don't forget your wife's name...That will mess up the love."--Roger, age 8

Q. What is a love ballad you can sing to your beloved...
A. "Hey, Baby, I don't like girls but I'm willing to forget you are the one!"--Will, age 7


I am reminded of my son and his favorite babysitter. Her name was Julie and she loved bugs and stuff, as well as rats and snakes etc. When my son was about 5 he gave her the highest compliment there was, "Julie is the next best thing to being a boy!" That's love!

1 comment:

Bob & Claire said...

These are hilarious! I'll have to ask the boys what they think. . .