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Sunday, September 22, 2013

The funny stuff I heard just yesterday.

So many times, parenting is like teaching, specifically in this regard: You hear kids say hilarious things and you try not to make any sudden movements or loud obnoxious laugh-type noises, because you either
A.) Don't want the funny stuff to stop or  

B.) You don't want to cause a fuss creating more attention on said behaviors (like when you're brainstorming -it family words in kindergarten and someone raises his hand and offers 'tit' as an example. :) You calmly say, "Yes that DOES fit in the -it family. Next? Anyone, anyone? Bueller?"

So yesterday, I paid special attention to some of the hilarious stuff the kids say. How do you not love kids??

"My stomach is choking."
EXPLANATION: I had hoisted Ethan up to a sink in a public restroom so that he could wash his hands. Apparently, his stomach was pushing up against the sink so his interpretation was that his stomach was, in fact, choking.  :)

"I have blue germs."
EXPLANATION: After drawing with markers, Colton came to show me his blue marker marks on his hand, exclaiming that he had blue germs.  :)

"No, you may not LICK people.
EXPLANATION: It's quite simple, really. Ethan, you don't lick your sister's arm. You don't lick your brother's neck. (Why you would want to is beyond me, really.) But the fact remains, "You may not lick people."

"That's the wack in my ear.
EXPLANATION: Colton is prone to wax in his ears and he knows it. So much so that when drawing a picture of himself tonight, he even added the "wack", as he calls it, to his picture.  LMAO! (seriously, look where his marker is. THAT's the wack.)

"I'm so disappointed in your behavior.
EXPLANATION: Bet you thought I said this one didn't you? Nope. Colton. Expressing his disappointment in his sister.  

"It's not SPEECHY, it's SPEECH! You need to learn YOUR words!
EXPLANATION: Trying to be supportive, Ethan kept telling Colton he was excited for him to go to Speechy School. Colton kept getting frustrated that he was calling it 'Speechy'  and finally uttered, It's not SPEECHY, it's SPEECH! You need to learn YOUR words!" lol.

"It's cuz we're triplets.
EXPLANATION: Smarter than the average public, Hunter quite promptly retorted "It's cuz we're triplets, after I tried to explain to several people in a taco bell that their ages are 4 and a half, 4 and a half, and 4 and a half. She's paid attention I guess. :)

"You have a fever on your head.
EXPLANATION: Ethan to Hunter. They're pretending to be mommy and baby.  Clearly, he's the mommy.  :)

You know...they may exhaust me most days, but they are FUNNY little people.  


Ann Brosnan said...

YAY! The Bunchkins are back! I've missed y'all!

Courtney said...

Ditto....welcome back, Ami! Loved this post. I have a whole "Quotable Riley-bean" series on my blog: every time Riley says something I want to remember, I write it down and then publish a group of a dozen or so quotes every couple of months. Priceless.

Spring said...

My boys just started speech therapy, I can't wait for the funny little comments to start!!! :)

Julia said...

Great post, Ami! Please keep them coming! I've been checking every day!

Anonymous said...

We've missed the Bunchkins too! A soon as possible, please write another post!

thechillydog said...

Your stories always make me smile :)

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