in the car on the way home from the library.
We were talking about a Barbie book that she had checked out. "Look, here are Barbie's two girls."
"Barbie isn't married Mandy, as far as I know. She is single in all of her books" said Mom.
"Where does she get her money? Is she poor?" asked Mandy.
"No, not that I know of. Barbie always seems to have money " said Mom. ""Kathie is single and she has a job and supports herself but you have to have an education" said Mom.
"What if I am have a (??pause) Daddy? Do I have to have (another pause) babies? I don't want babies" asked my six-year-old.
"No, you don't have to have babies if you don't want to" answered Mom.
"What if he wants to have babies and I don't?"
How do you answer that to a six-year-old? My only answer was "Then you have to talk to him about it, Mandy"