A funny thing that happened to me today

  1. This morning I decided to run down to the health department to get my final Hep B shot. I take my 8 yo daughter and her best friend with me and as I am signing in they ask me "Can we have some?" I am assuming they are talking about the bowl of candy because they are saying "I want a purple one, no a green one, wait I want a red one.............." I tell them "yes, you may both have one piece, if you sit down quietly" The lady behind the counter gives me a strange look that I don't give a second thought to. I then turn around to the girls saying "what is it?" to each other and realize they have condoms! OMG I just told these 8yo girls they could have condoms, NOT candy--now I completely understand the strange look and am absolutely mortified! Needless to say I had to explain that they needed to put those back and they were not for little girls but instead meant for adults. A lesson in sex ed took place for them this morning then when I returned home I had to explain to the other Mom what I had done and she thank goodness got a good laugh out of it an was thrilled it happened to me and not her!
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  2. 11 Comments

  3. by   Tricia76
    OMG how emberrassing lol But hey you didn't know so yeah that would of had my face all red lol
  4. by   bloodlikefire
    awww ,

    this reminds me of my youth, i think back to all the great condoms i got to use at 8 years old. do not forget the fruit flavored ones, the girls love those.

    p.s. yes, this is a joke, please do not lynch me.
  5. by   NoseInABook
    Thanks for posting 3xmom! I needed a good laugh. And don't worry, what happened is completely understandable. At least you caught it before they opened them, and tried to blow up their new balloons : )
  6. by   Poi Dog
  7. by   Hygiene Queen
    I would have doubled up laughing so hard, right there and then.
    I would have been more amused than mortified.
    That is genuinely funny
  8. by   FLDoula
    How embarrassing. Thanks for posting this good laugh for the day! I think we are all where you are. Our minds are only half on the immediate task...thinking about what we must do next.
  9. by   CrazierThanYou
    That is a FANTASTIC story!
  10. by   Lifeofanurse
    LMAO! At least they didn't start opening them and discovering what was inside those bright little packages!!!
  11. by   SunshineDaisy
    Quote from Lifeofanurse
    LMAO! At least they didn't start opening them and discovering what was inside those bright little packages!!!

    My thoughts exactly*LOL*
  12. by   Iridescent Orchid
    LMAO, I imagine you were embarrassed, but it's still a cute story! LOL, I would have been beet red!
  13. by   Blue Jam
    OMG...that's so funny! Your girls probably didn't even think twice about it.

    It reminds me of the time I took my daughter to the store. She was about the same age -- around 8 years old -- at the time. She had just come into a little bit of money, and was pointing out all the different things on the shelves she could buy.

    "I could buy that," she said, pointing to a box of Band-Aids.

    "Yes, you could," I said.

    "I could buy that," she said, pointing to some allergy meds.

    "Yes, you could," I said.

    "I could buy that," she said, pointing to a box of condoms.

    "No, you couldn't," I said.

    "Yes, I could," she said.

    "No, you couldn't," I repeated.

    "Yes," she insisted. "I could! I have enough money!"

    "No!" I said emphatically. "You can't! Those are for big people!"

    The old man standing behind me cracked up laughing. I joined him, pulling my daughter to a less embarrassing aisle. Where they sold tampons. She muttered the entire way.

    "But I really do have enough money..."

    (I hope you don't think I hijacked the thread. Your story just reminded me of that day.)

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