Wednesday, September 25, 2013

What Are You?

Me:  *comes out of the bathroom with my hair in two braids and a piece of fabric tied around my head, all for "Hippie Day" at school*

Charlotte:  *staring up at me* What awe you?

(September 25, 2013)

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Butch Peanuts

Me:  *after talking with Charlotte about the full name of each family member* What's your name?

Charlotte:  Daddy name Butch Peanuts!

(September 21, 2013)

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Just Miss You So Much

Molly: *at bedtime* Mommy?

Me:  *ready for the night's 500th stall tactic* Yeah, baby?

Molly:  When you drop me off in the mornin' and I walk into school, I just watch you drive and I just miss you so much. 

Me:  *melt*

(September 19, 2013)

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Offer and Ill-strator

Molly:  *"reading" the cover of a book*  Doc McStuffins.  Bubble Trouble.  *pausing*  And who's the offer of this book?

Me:  I don't know.  Bring it here so I can see who the author is.

Molly:  *brings the book over*

Me:  Looks like it's by Kurt Redeker.

Molly:  And who's the ill-strator?

Me:  *speechless for a moment*  Well, um ... let's see ... *checking the cover again*  Illustrated by Alan Batson.

(September 17, 2013)

Need It

Me:  Charlotte, get off the toybox.

Charlotte:  But I need it!

(September 15, 2013)

Friday, September 13, 2013

Zip It Up

Charlotte:  See yuw coffee.

Me:  *holds my coffee down where she can look into the cup*

Charlotte:  Choc-yet coffee.

Me:  No, it's not chocolate coffee.

Charlotte:  Yes it ih.

Me:  No, it's not.

Charlotte:  Yes it ih.

Me:  No, it's not.

Charlotte:  Zip ih up.

Me:  *laughing*  Did you just tell me to "zip it up"?

Charlotte:  *grinning*  Uh-huh.  Zip ih up!

(September 13, 2013)

Saturday, September 7, 2013


Charlotte: *pretending to take a bite out of her arm* Mmmmm, dee-yishus!

(September 7, 2013)