Saturday, April 26, 2014

Typical Bedtime

Me:  *after 30 or so minutes of babbling, singing, wrestling, etc. in the rocking chair*  Charlotte, you REALLY need to go to sleep.

Charlotte:  Otay, Mommy.  *lays her head on my shoulder for a few seconds, then pops back up*  Heeeeeeeeeeeewe IIIIIIII AAAAAAAAAAAm.  In da LIIIIIIIIIIIght of DAAAAAAAAAAY!

Butch:  *dies laughing in the living room*

(April 23, 2014)

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Call Me Charlotte

Charlotte:  I not a bid gir yet. I stiw a baby.

Me:  Okay. 

Charlotte:  Miss Apwiw say I bid gir at daycawe. She say I not baby. 

Me:  Well, you are a big girl at daycare. 

Charlotte:  No, I not. I Cha-wet. 

Me:  Okay, baby. 

Charlotte:  No. Caw me "Cha-wet."

(April 23, 2014)

Break Me

Charlotte:  *climbing the ladder to the top bunk*

Me:  Get down from there!

Charlotte:  I do it myseff. I do it by myseff. 

Butch:  You're going to break yourself. 

Charlotte:  *safely reaching the floor* See, I not break me. 

(April 23, 2014)

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Not a Kiss

Charlotte:  *climbs into my lap*

Me:  Gimme kiss?

Charlotte:  Not a kiss. A song. *singing* Ba ba ba ...

(April 16, 2014)

Tuesday, April 15, 2014


Me:  *working on the week's sight words with Molly* Can you use "she" in a sentence?

Molly:  She is a doctor. 

Me:  Very good. Can you use "he" in a sentence?

Molly:  He is a doctor. 

Me:  Good job. Now, can you use "she" in a sentence about your mommy?

Molly:  She is beautiful. 

Me:  *melts*

(April 15, 2014)

Monday, April 14, 2014

Maybe Later

Me:  Can I have a kiss?

Charlotte:  No. I thuckin' my tumb. 

Me:  So yeah, when are you gonna stop sucking you thumb?

Charlotte:  Um ... I don' know ... maybe later. 

(April 14, 2014)

Sunday, April 6, 2014


Charlotte:  Hey!

Me:  What?

Charlotte:  No.  I not talkin' to you.  I not heyin' you.

(April 6, 2014)

The Top

Erica:  *pointing to the girls' beds, which they were showing off to her*  You know, I helped get this for you.  This was your birthday present from me.

Molly:  The top one?

Erica:  *cracking up*  Yup.  I got the top part.

(April 5, 2014)