Venus, Mars & My Empty Nest (Different Words Wednesday)

Even before my son went to college, I knew he would not be as communicative as my daughter, but their responses to my “how are classes going?” text really drove home their Venus-Mars differences.

Texting with my daughter:


Texting with my son:





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11 Responses to Venus, Mars & My Empty Nest (Different Words Wednesday)

  1. Miz says:

    One word Wednesday. wow.

  2. Danielle (@itsaharle says:

    hahaahah. too funny! Boys and girls are definitely different!

  3. Viv says:

    omg. my girl & boy TO THE T. That could totally be my conversation. I just found your blog…I'm trying to get back into running after a 3 year hiatus.

    • Coco says:

      Isn't it funny! I'm glad you found my blog. I hope you will follow along as you get back into running. Fall is a great time to be outside on the running path. 🙂

  4. David H. says:

    I rarely talked about classes with my parents – there was no need to. That has carried over to my working life as well, as I do not bring up the subject. "How's work?" "Good." "It's a job." "Could be worse." That's all they need to know.

  5. Yum Yucky says:

    LOL! And to think, I can't get my one son to shut up. With each long & drawn out conversation, I'm inching ever so closer to jumping off a short bridge to silence the noise.

  6. steena says:

    HAHA, I laughed. Thanks for that!! He might be short, but she's over-thorough via text!

  7. That is too funny! I guess I can look forward to lots of exchanges like the second one since I have a son and a second boy on the way 🙂

  8. afterthekidsleave says:

    Haha, so true!

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