posted by Momo Fali on December 10, 2008

The other day, I was snuggling with my little boy when I asked, “Who’s your favorite person?”

He hugged me and said, “You and Daddy both.”

I tickled him a little and teased, “Both? But I’m the one who feeds you, cleans up after you, does your laundry, drives you to therapy and school, reads with you, helps you with homework, and tucks you in bed.”

He replied, “Yeah, but Daddy throws me in the air.”


  • nonna

    sounds like you need to start tossing him, then you might win 🙂

  • Rhea

    damn dads. They have it so easy.

  • carrie

    It’s just not fair is it?

  • kaila

    There is that, isn’t there? It’s a favorite thing for little guys – and they don’t grow out of it for awhile.

  • worldmomma

    Your son is hilarious, a very bright little boy.

  • Lisa@verybusymomwith4

    He does have a point.

  • Irish Gumbo

    Oh, snap!

    Was that the point at which you hung him upside down by his ankles, dangling out the window? (grin)

    The lads, they like the thrills. A grilled cheese sandwich finds it hard to compete with the feeling of flying!

    Still, you KNOW he loves you. Who’s he going to come to after his first breakup? YOU. Boys always need the moms…

  • AlisonH

    Out of the mouths of boys.

  • Rachel

    hee heee heeee 😉

    That’s hysterical. Don’t worry, someday you’ll be way better than daddy 🙂

  • Ed (zoesdad)

    I might have given him a toss just then!

  • Melissa

    I love your little ones priorities…being thrown in the air is important stuff you know!

  • Pand0ra Wilde

    I guess nothing beats a good sling into the air? I would think food would rank higher, but what do I know? I’m afraid of heights.

  • Mr Lady

    He makes a valid point, you know.

  • Twenty Four At Heart

    Briefcase travels for business all the time. I’ve pretty much raised all 3 of our kids on my own. But when he does come home? He’s the “fun” parent. Resented it ever? Who ME???

  • the planet of janet

    he’s TOTALLY got a point….

  • LiteralDan

    I’m not going to deny that at certain stages of childhood, it’s way easier being a dad.

    Sorry, ladies.

  • Misty


  • Rikki

    And why is there first word always “dada”. Its BS.

  • Tom

    Daddies don’t have to do much, do they?

  • Mrs. Schmitty

    LOl….he’s got you there!

  • Mama Dawg

    To a kid, that’s perfectly even.

  • Weaselmomma

    No way us Mom’s can compete with throwing them up in the air.

  • Big Bad Daddy

    But you don’t hear him saying “do the laundry again!” “do the laundry again!” “do the laundry again!” “again,again,again!” So you know, think about that. Oh, and I do all of the other stuff on your list too. Just Sayin’. But you’re right, it doesn’t take much to own their affection.

  • SherE1

    LOL-ing @ Big Bad Daddy’s comment!! Hilarious!! And so UNFAIR…. Spinning them in circles doesn’t get kudos approximate to throwing in the air??

  • Heather

    Ah, the simple things in life…

  • Xbox4NappyRash

    I pronounce that Tushy, just for fun.

  • Tara R.

    Well… there is that.

  • A Buns Life

    Yep, that sure is a toss up! 🙂

  • Alli {Mrs. Fussypants}


  • Jaina

    And being thrown in the air is quite important and fun.


    Ah, totally understandable.

  • holly

    that’s the same reason i love my uncle ray.

  • Kimmylyn

    We are never fully appreciated are we?? 🙂

  • Jamie E

    That sounds about right….:)

  • Aunt Debbi/kurts mom

    Love it.


    lol – but NOW you know how to tip the scales…! 😉

  • Jenna Consolo

    It’s all relative, isn’t it?

  • Captain Dumbass

    And we do it right before bedtime as well.

  • musing

    It’s hard to compete with that.

  • Surfer Jay


  • meleah rebeccah


    But, um…I think Daddy has it pretty easy over there!

  • Jared

    Taking a mental note…more tossing, more tossing. 😀

  • Colleen - Mommy Always Wins

    Ha ha ha…just catching up in my reader. At least you can still laugh about it, right? 😉

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