Keep Staring Like That And I'll Make More

A perennial topic among moms of large families is what to say to the intrusive and lame comments people feel free to make about your troops. We have a mere four weedlets and have nevertheless heard it all.

I find I don't need snappy comebacks, as most people mean no harm (and are actually trying to be nice) and for those who do, I've always found it sufficient to know that I think they're as ignorant, knuckle-dragging and mouth-breathing as they think me, and I rather like being thought ill of by the uncivilized. Raises my cache in my own mind.

Nevertheless, for those who need that kind of thing, Simcha Fisher has compiled the definitive list, so we don't need to have that conversation any more.