Etcetera

All the random things I haven’t categorized yet.

Misheard Words

As the kids vocabulary grows, so does their incidence of misheard words. A few recent ones: Exclamation point = “Eskimo nation Point” Little Caesars = “Little Tweezers” Refusing to eat Dinner (a violation at our house) = “Confusing to Eat Dinner” (Ethan) Strife = “Stripes” (Also Ethan, he learned the word Strife from the Book […]

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Commercial Kid

Ethan is my commercial loving kid. If they’re watching a show, and the commercials come on, and we press mute or turn the TV off, he says, “HEY, I was watching that!” And he’s not only watching for his own well being, like he does with the floam commercial for example. The other day he […]

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Surprise!

Wow, I thought I’d start writing down what the kids said. Looks like I forgot to write the context though 😦  I’ll type what I remember.. Ethan: “Wait for it, wait for it!! Surprise, mom cooked lunch!”  — He was surprised I’d -COOKED- lunch instead of giving them sandwiches or cucumbers or whatever.  But it […]

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Problem solvers…

As they say, it’s amazing what one can do when one doesn’t know what one can’t do. I decided I should write down a couple of the kids creative solutions to their problems. Today Mary broke her lei (an ancient prize from IHOP kid’s night) for the last time. The petals are shot, but she […]

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Weird quotes and stories from the kids this week

I encourage you to add your kids’ weird stories and quotes too. Peanut Butter Princesses As part of our bedtime routine I ask the kids to think some of their favorite thoughts (in hopes to prevent nightmares) as they’re dosing off. Mary’s favorite thought one of those nights: “Peanut Butter Princesses, jumping over fences, landing […]

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Let’s hope not!

I’d forgotten to write about Mary’s incident with the “Tussin CF”. This occurred about a month ago. I was working online a little late. When I walked out, Mary was just polishing off a cup of cough medicine Ethan had poured for her. I freaked out and tried to make her throw up for a […]

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Why Mary loves Carls Junior

The humor is in the details. Mary walked up to me tonight and sat on my lap saying, “Momma, I just love Carls Junior. They give me chicken stars, and french fries, and strawberry soda, and a toy…. and a bag, and a cup, and a straw, and a little plastic lid for the cup…”

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Family night

So we were telling Ethan and Mary about “rules” last night and how they can keep us safe. One of our rules is to not jump on the couch, because whenever they do, they fall off and knock their noggins. When we pointed this out to Ethan he said, “Well, I think we should just […]

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