Maybe it keeps you in that happy land where your next thought is when am I gonna go to the playground again? Or CAANNDDY! Or let's play Tourguide Barbie and marry her to that legless Ken doll (the only one I ever owned)!
Anyway, this was one of those times...
Me: Mummy, why do I have such a lot of leg hair?? I thought girls weren't supposed to be hairy!
Mum: Don't worry, dear. It will all fall off when you're older.
Me:*skips gaily away*
Moral of the story: Mums can be such good liars.
Little did I know back then that she was probably referring to this:
*insert heavenly music*