Monday, January 16, 2012

What are "...mares"?

Last night Maddie woke up after having been asleep for a couple hours. Ken went in to see what was turned out she had a nightmare. In a sleepy voice, she said, "Daddy, I had a nightmare." Ken replied, "Oh I don't like nightmares...are you OK?" She said she was and then the following convo happened...

Maddie: "Why are they called nightmares?"
Ken: "Because they are bad dreams that happen at night."
Maddie: "But what is 'mares'? They should just be called bad night dreams"
Ken: "You are right Maddie, that would make more sense. Now, go back to sleep."

And she did.

Oh the inquisitiveness, I love it!

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