In January, while in the middle of the homeschooling day…
Daughter: You’re Madea.
Me: Um, ‘Heller’. Do you smoke crack?
Other Daughter: You’re Madea, Mom.
These children have only seen severely edited portions of “antything” having to do with Madea. I don’t smoke, I am not 6’7″, or a man underneath my clothes.
I don’t carry a gun and I am not a an ex-convict or a grandmother.
And yet, I couldn’t help but notice the resemblance.
“Holla Lu Yer”
All I want is for my kids to see past outward appearance to what is on the inside.
If they would just
“STOP POPPIN’ THAT GUM!!!”
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