Tonight we are going out with friends, two friends who happen to be two daddys. To spell it out and be perfectly clear, they are GAY. Which is NOT a dirty word in our house, and in fact, we are pretty sure Declan at least has some gay genes in there somewhere based on the way he dances. And he has plenty of gay people in his life, we have never made an issue of it either way, because we feel that’s how it should be for everyone – like no big whoop.
But Declan is also at a place where he is asking a billion trillion questions about every damn thing [see the God post] so I offhandedly, specifically mentioned our dinner date this morning to get any questions out of the way before dinner, rather than in middle of.
Aimee: Declan, we’re going out to dinner tonight.
Declan: Where? With who? [Yeah. See what I mean?]
Aimee: With Christian and Nathan and their family. I don’t think you have ever met them in person before. Their family has two daddys in it.
Aimee: Because some families have two daddys and two mommys. Every family is different.
Declan: [Staring at me intently and confused] I *really* don’t see how four people could love each other like that.
Aimee: [Smothering laughter] Well, no, it’s not four people loving each other [unless you live in cough, cough, Utah] – I meant one family might have two daddys, or one family might have two mommys, or another family might have a mommy and a daddy. Whatever works for them.
Declan: Oh. Cool.
And therein concludes the gay talk for a while.
What “big thing” should I bring up next???