Thursday, July 24, 2014

Not Godzilla

Me:  *referencing how I accidentally knocked off part of the Lego Rapunzel tower*  Yeah, I kinda Godzilla-ed that.

Molly:  No, you are NOT Godzilla.  You aren't even a dinosaur.  Dinosaurs aren't even alive.

(July 24, 2014)

I Know

Molly:  *on the toilet, jabbering away at us through the bathroom door*

Me:  *changing Charlotte's diaper* You know, your sister like to talk.

Charlotte:  *grins quietly*  I know.

(July 24, 2014)

Monday, July 21, 2014


Molly:  *walking up to the computer where I'm working*  Hey!  Raid.  Kills bugs dead.

Me:  *looks at her incredulously*

Molly:  I watch a lot of commercials.

(July 21, 2014)

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Piggy Sound

Molly:  *laughing at her own joke, snorts*

Me:  *chuckling* Ah! You snorted!

Molly:  *still giggling* I made my piggy sound! *cracks up some more*

(July 19, 2014)


Charlotte:  *after twirling in circles for a few minutes, stumbles toward me* The whole world is dizzy. 

(July 19, 2014)

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

The Band

Charlotte:  *rocking out at the open window, using a bluetooth speaker as a microphone, with a bunch of envelopes lined up along the window ledge*

Butch:  *approaches to see what Charlotte's doing, notes the envelopes*  What are you doing?  *points to envelopes*

Charlotte:  *completely serious*  Dis my band.

(July 16, 2014)

Candy Crush

Molly:  *walks up to see what Charlotte's doing on the iPad*  Oh my gosh, she's, like, playing Candy Crush.

Charlotte:  I good at Candy Cwush.

(July 16, 2014)

Friday, July 11, 2014

The Right Words

Molly:  *about a bird they were watching* It just flied away, Charlotte. 

Me:  Flew. 

Molly:  Flew. *pause* When I get bigger, I might have to say the right words. 

(July 11, 2014)

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

I Need a Drink

Charlotte: *stalling sleep* I need a drink!  I need a drink, Mommy!

Me:  No, you need to sleep. 

Charlotte:  No, I need a drink!  I need a drink because ....

Me:  Why do you need a drink, huh?

Charlotte:  I need a drink because my eye hurts!

Me:  *uncontrollable laughter*

(July 9, 2014)


Charlotte:  I'm the fastest eater. I'm the fastest. 

Me:  You are?  Let me see how fast you can eat that frozen yogurt. 

Charlotte:  *demonstrates* 

Me:  Wow, that's fast. Keep going. 

Molly:  *leans over, whispers* Don't trust her. Don't even trust her. She is NOT the fastest. 

(July 9, 2014)

Monday, July 7, 2014

Sharing Pillows

Me:  *getting ready to sleep between Molly and Charlotte while on vacation* Can I share your pillow?

Molly:  Yes. 

Me:  Thanks. 

Molly:  I'll always share my pillow with you. Because you're my mom, and I love you. 

(July 7, 2014)

Friday, July 4, 2014

So Big

Me:  Molly, when did you get so big?

Molly:  Uh, when my birthdays come. 

(July 4, 2014)

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Miss You

Me:  Here, Charlotte, will you please take this upstairs and put it in the laundry for me?

Charlotte:  Ok. *pause as she takes the item from me* But I will miss you, Mommy. 

(July 1, 2014)