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When your child asks you how old you are- what do you reply?

I was 38 when my daughter was born. She is now 4 1/2 and is into asking everyone. I usually try to get away with "old enough to be your mom" or "younger than daddy". Either of those work well now, but as she get older, I will tell her the truth. What do or did you say?

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Asked by nova.mommy at 5:50 PM on Jul. 27, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • the truth-37

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 5:51 PM on Jul. 27, 2010

  • My son doesnt ask those questions yet. He is 2 1/2. I think that when he does I will tell him how old I am. I have no problem stating my age.

    Answer by J.A.Mommy at 5:52 PM on Jul. 27, 2010

  • I tell them the truth..I am only 25, though, and they think I am ancient.

    Answer by momof3josephs at 5:52 PM on Jul. 27, 2010

  • 27 why not tell them the truth?

    Answer by SWEETPEAS3MOM at 5:52 PM on Jul. 27, 2010

  • 51 - I'm not ashamed of my age. I look forward to the adventures of every age.

    Answer by jesse123456 at 5:52 PM on Jul. 27, 2010

  • 2 plus 3, just like you! LOL just thought of that... 23 works fine. They think 21 is ancient so I am super mega old to them!


    Answer by ABusyBee at 5:52 PM on Jul. 27, 2010

  • My kid will be three in October. When she asks, I just tell her the truth. I'm not afraid of her knowing how old I am. What's she going to do, tell all the other three year olds that she knows? lol


    Answer by KaroGreenly at 5:53 PM on Jul. 27, 2010

  • I just turned 40 and since I look good and have not had to much gray hairs I feel proud to tell my age.

    Answer by tichelle at 5:53 PM on Jul. 27, 2010

  • eh..depends on my mood..sometimes i tell him '40', sometimes '41', sometimes 'not as old as daddy is', sometimes 'OLD!'. i do love it when i ask, ''how old do you think i am?''..he'll usually say something like '14' or '86'.
    eh..age is just a number, right?

    Answer by dullscissors at 5:59 PM on Jul. 27, 2010

  • Old enough to know better.

    Answer by DesertRose75 at 6:01 PM on Jul. 27, 2010

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