Friday, February 21, 2014


Molly:  *trying some of my turtle blast from Sonic after I had explained to her what was in it*  Where's the caramel?

Me:  It's mixed in. Do you like it?

Molly:  Mmm-hmmm.  *pause*  It's not cauliflower. 

(February 21, 2014)

Like a Diamond

Charlotte:  * looking at the bite of ice cream I scooped for her*  Ooh, dat big ... like a die-min!

(February 21, 2014)

Learned Behaviors

Charlotte:  *sitting in her bed with her baby doll and the thermometer*

Me:  What are you doin'?

Charlotte:  I take Baby Steh-wa's tempeh-chuw.

Me:  Awww. you're such a good mommy.  Where'd you learn to be such a good mommy?

Charlotte:  From Daddy.

(February 21, 2014)

Wednesday, February 19, 2014


Molly:  *explaining her bowel movement to me*  There weren't any plops. It was diarrhea. 

(February 19, 2014)

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Don't Call Me "Baby"

Me:  *responding to something Charlotte had said* Mmm-hmm, baby. 

Charlotte:  Don't call me "baby!"

Me:  *chuckling*  Ok then. Why not? 

Charlotte:  Because I Chah'yette. 

(February 18, 2014)

Friday, February 7, 2014

That Time

Me:  Oh yeah.  My car's been telling me it needs some kind of service soon.  "B12," whatever that means.

Butch:  Probably oil change.  It's about that time.

Charlotte:  *takes off running to the other room*  NO!  NOT NAP TIME!  I NO WAN' NAP TIME!

(February 7, 2014)

Wednesday, February 5, 2014


Charlotte:  *after eating three bites of the waffle she had asked for* I wan' a 'nana.

Me:  What?!  Did you already eat your waffle?

Charlotte:  Uh-uh.

Me:  Eat the waffle.

Charlotte:  No.  I wan' a 'nana.

Me:  No.  Eat your waffle.

Charlotte:  I hate dat waffuw.

(February 4, 2014)

Monday, February 3, 2014

Lesson Learned

Molly:  *crying in my lap, after her sister physically retaliated against her bossiness*

Me:  Where do you need a kiss?

Molly:  *pointing to a red spot on her temple*  Right here.

Me:  *after kissing it better*  Now, were you trying to boss your sister?

Molly:  *teary-faced*  Uh-huh.

Me:  And then she hit you, right?

Molly:  Uh-huh.

Me:  So what have you learned about bossing your sister?

Molly:  She will hit me in the head with a Barbie.

(February 3, 2014)