Weird questions I ask my kids number 3938: Whoa, why are you blue?
5 year old to me: Mommy can you help me put my boots on? My foot fingers are cold.
Parenting Pro Tip: When your kids are whining about something, “sing” whatever they are saying back to them. Today’s “song.” “I want to watch it,” sung to the tune of “I want my M.T.V.” It either saves your sanity or helps you lose it in a way that is way more fun–not sure which.
5 year old to me: “Mom, what are those white things next to the elephant’s trumpet called?”
To my almost 3 year old: “Stop licking the wall!”
An almost empty lotion tube-necessary for the 5 million times I have to wash my hands every day. A piece to a game I was playing that morning with my 5 year old. This game: (It’s fun and hilarious, by the way.) The wrapper from the sticky part of the envelope I used to pay… Read More A Mom’s Pocket Contents–Otherwise known as Strange Sort of Photo Journalism for Parents
Us to kids: Listen, there are four of you. We expect to at least double our investment, so we expect at least 8 grandkids. We don’t care how you divide it up, but 8 it is. They completely and totally agreed! Sounds legal and binding to me! 😉 Dinner time conversations can get weird around… Read More Can we get that in writing?
I was hurrying my 4 year old through her morning routine. 4 year old: “Mommy, you’re a butthead.” Me: What? 4 year old: “Um, I didn’t say you are a butthead, I said Mommy, I love you.”
Me to 4 year old as I throw clothes toward where she is sitting on the couch: Should we put on some clean clothes for the first time in 2 days? 4 year old: Where are we going?
Son (looking around my bedroom): I’m going to paint this gold and white. Me: Oh yeah? Son: Yeah, when you die, I’m going to make this my room and I’m going to paint it gold and white.