Hey y’all! I thought last week’s edition of Things Toddlers Say seemed long, but maybe my kids are just crazy, because this week’s is long, too! So here they are – the funniest things I’ve heard around here this week.
We love The Gruffalo, a book by Julia Donaldson (and also a short “movie” on Netflix!) so this conversation started normally…
Hubby: My favorite food is owl ice cream!
Me: My favorite food is scrambled snake!
EK: My favorite food is… toilet paper!
EK’s permanent retort when she runs out of things to say: Look, I know how to stop this winter.
On the way to get breakfast…
EK: We’re going to have special breakfast. Go right-left here. And then take a left.
Hubby: When’s your birthday?
EK: I don’t know.
Hubby: it’s April 13th! Can you count to 13?
Hubby: Let’s try!
Together: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11…
Hubby: What’s next?
Lala: Do you want a hushpuppy?
J: No, I don’t like pushuppy.
We’ve been working on shapes with J. He’s got most of them down, but hasn’t been able to latch onto “diamond”. Earlier, he had this swaddle, pictured above, and was calling it his “kite” swaddle. I finally figured out he was talking about the diamond shape print. Smart kid.
J locked himself in our bedroom before dinner, and was shouting, “I want out of the dark now!”
Annie to EK: You’re such a good girl!
EK: Yeah! That’s the point!
J: I want my kwackwer now!
He means graham crackers.
I’m singing “Bad Blood” while driving, and then I hear two kids shouting a perfectly-timed “Hey!” from the backseat. So well-trained.
EK’s best misnomer of late is yest-night.
J watched the first few minutes of Jurassic World (before it got scary, okay?!) and now confuses dinosaurs with dragons (he has always loved How to Train Your Dragon). He’s been calling dinosaurs “dinosons”.
Me: What color play doh do you want?
Me: There’s no pink, sweetie. How about orange?
EK: Okay! Orange is my favorite, my not pink favorite.
EK hands me this:
And then asks, “What do you want for lunch? This is your menu!”
Every time EK sees a unicorn: Look, Mommy! An un-icorn! (As in un-der or un-fit.)
So…. you’ve heard mine, so let’s hear yours! What are you kiddos talking about?