Ask Your Father: Numbers, Not Riddles

Sometimes mornings are the usual routine of “Eat!” and “Get dressed!” and “Did you brush?” and “Why aren’t your shoes on yet?”

And sometimes mornings are the little one asking, “Daddy, what does 20 look like?” and my husband asking, “Twenty what?” and the little saying, “Twenty-five!” but it wasn’t a riddle.

Then I walked into the bedroom where my sick-and-staying-home older boy asked me, “Mom, why is ten famous?” and I said, of course, “Ask your father.”

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