Sometimes being a parent means trying to figure out the right thing to say and do when there isn't a right thing to say or do. At all.
A customer service rep at WalMart had just gotten done directing us to the garbage bags. She was nice and smiled the whole time. All in all, she did a great job.
And then, a sweet little voice piped up, loud and clear:
"Mommy, why does that lady have a huge tummy?"