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Old 01.10.2011, 21:14
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Re: Cute things kids say

My son, cycling with me in a park (well, he's cycling, I'm sprinting next to him ready to catch him if/when he falls ... he's only three): "Look at those water mountains!"

Those fountains did look like small hills in the pond, actually!
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Old 03.10.2011, 13:38
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Re: Cute things kids say

My youngest daughter was looking through drawers, the oven, fridge etc, rummaging in the kitchen. I told her not to play in the kitchen.
She: I am not playing, I am checking.
Me: What are you checking?
She: Just things.
Me: Why?
She: A girl's gotta do what a girl's gotta do.


My 3 year old on a GPS: "Daddy can you call the lady so she can tell us which to go?"
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Old 03.10.2011, 14:07
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Re: Cute things kids say

"What's that?"
"A button"
"Belly button."
"No. A shirt button."
"Shirt belly button."
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Old 03.10.2011, 14:16
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Re: Cute things kids say

"aaaaaaaaa. I can't reember Ryan, anymore, aaaaaaa, sniff sniff...I am so sad, I can't recall his face, since there are so many new boys in the new school, Ryan is gone..." God, I was heartbroken. I tried to explain to my 5yr old, but the tragic feeling of loss was there, a few weeks are eternity for them. It was so real, and even 5yr old really want to always be able to recall an old friend's face even though they no longer see them..They are smart and realize so accutely how one's memory works, or does not really work, after some time...
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Re: Cute things kids say

Putting my son to bed last night I asked if he would like me to read a book in German.

"No thanks, you are not very good at German mummy"

He's 5 and already speaks better German than me :-(

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Old 05.10.2011, 19:30
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Re: Cute things kids say

Few minutes ago, my daughter came to me and asked for a calin (hug). And then, she told me: I am happy mommy!

She looked at the baby video monitor and she saw her little brother finally asleep (was a long day). And she screamed: Mommy, we did it!!! And she began to do the Dora's dance.

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Re: Cute things kids say

Cute? No. Definitely not cute.
But I share a recent experience

TV is on. Breaking News from Afghanistan. A British soldier has been killled.
This prompts the 5-year old immediately:

"What's a roadside bomb Daddy?"

I give him a explanation and use phrases like "bad people", "good people", "good soldiers", "bad soldiers".

Later that evening out of the blue,

"You're going to die Daddy" announced as a matter of fact.
He'd clearly been thinking a lot about Death.

What do you do?
Stop your kids seeing the News?

Recent Libyan footage was remarkable - you could hear high velocity bullets screaming past. No, we didn't send the kids out of the room...
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Old 06.10.2011, 18:09
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Re: Cute things kids say

Back on topic.

Asked our 5 year old to help clean up the kitchen table after dinner:

"Hmmph, why do I always have to do everything round here?"


Mr and Mrs OM look at each other
"Where did he learn that phrase?" I ask.
"FROM YOU!" came the reply from both of us simultaneously.
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Old 06.10.2011, 18:19
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Re: Cute things kids say

I was sitting on a bus with my 3 year old son. The guy in front of us was a skinhead, lots of tattoos/body piercings, and a black leather jacket. My boy turned to me and ask loudly

"Daddy, is he a pirate?"
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Old 06.10.2011, 18:22
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Re: Cute things kids say

My nephew, at the age of two, wasn't always successful at eating and drinking without spilling something. One day, he looked around after finishing his drink and said in amazement, "Look Daddy, I've made a no mess!"
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Old 06.10.2011, 20:02
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Re: Cute things kids say

"Will you share your Nerds with mama?"
"No. I don't remember how to share."

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Old 07.10.2011, 09:49
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My nephew, at the age of two, wasn't always successful at eating and drinking without spilling something. One day, he looked around after finishing his drink and said in amazement, "Look Daddy, I've made a no mess!"
I want one of those! Mine calls me in excitement to the dinner table and proudly announces, "Daddy! Look! A mess!" I think for him a dinner without a mess is an opportunity missed.
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Old 07.10.2011, 10:05
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Re: Cute things kids say

Finally at almost 5 years old MiniMud® discovered the giant canvass that is white walls and made good progress with a blue ink stamp in the hallway. Explained that we aren't to do that, musn't draw on walls.

Next day notice that a garden scene (you know the one, sun in the upper corner, oversize flower growing, and noodle arms on a smiling person with a hat) has been drawn on the door panel of a cupboard in her room.

"What did I say about drawing on things?!"

"Daaad?- You said not to draw on walls."

I think all kids would make great lawyers .
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Re: Cute things kids say

1. My son (5) tells me:

„Daddy when I dressed up nicely like this (just jeans and a t-shirt??) all the girls in the kindergarten want me. Poor other boys…”

2. My son, my daughter and my wife having lunch.(I am at work)

Son: Mum it is soo good that Daddy is not at home.
Wife: Why?
Son: we can have our lunch at peace.
Wife: How do you mean?
Son: we don’t have to listen to his stupid jokes.

Hehhe he loves me
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Old 07.10.2011, 15:29
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Putting my son to bed last night I asked if he would like me to read a book in German.

"No thanks, you are not very good at German mummy"

He's 5 and already speaks better German than me :-(
So funny.

This reminds me of when I was pregnant and my oldest daughter asked:

"Mummy, what language will the new baby speak, english or french?"

I said, "probably english, because that's what we speak".

She takes on a condescending expression: "Don't worry Mummy, if the baby speaks french, I'll translate for you".

I thought it wasn't until they were teenagers that kids started thinking their parents were idiots.
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Old 10.10.2011, 21:20
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Totally impressed...

At the table for dinner, my daughter was having a moment of pure crazy imagination. She is such an actress...

Maman, Maman! Look! A bunny! (In english!) Showing me an imaginary bunny under the table.

Il y a un lapin? Ou est-il? (There is a Bunny? Where is he?)

Là, là le lapin! (there, there the bunny) Baba! Bak bir tavsan! (Daddy, look, a bunny!)

She just turned 3 years old and she managed to talk to us in 3 languages about the same thing! Respect.

And when she finished her plate, she told us Ya'esta! (finished in Spanish)


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Totally impressed...

At the table for dinner, my daughter was having a moment of pure crazy imagination. She is such an actress...

Maman, Maman! Look! A bunny! (In english!) Showing me an imaginary bunny under the table.

Il y a un lapin? Ou est-il? (There is a Bunny? Where is he?)

Là, là le lapin! (there, there the bunny) Baba! Bak bir tavsan! (Daddy, look, a bunny!)

She just turned 3 years old and she managed to talk to us in 3 languages about the same thing! Respect.

And when she finished her plate, she told us Desta! (finished in Spanish)

Congratulations on your girl, by the way I speak spanish and dont know the word desta.
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Congratulations on your girl, by the way I speak spanish and dont know the word desta.
Maybe it is catalan....? They use it all the time here.


Edit: Asked my teacher this morning and she told me it was ya esta but said fast is y'esta.

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Re: Cute things kids say

My son yesterday:

Who's driving on Saturday?
Don't know, yet
Can Daddy?
Yes, Daddy will probably drive
Great! He can kick the ar3e out of it, we'll get there quicker

My 3 yr old daughter last week, in the car with me, driving on the long stretch of road that climbs steeply up before turning off towards home - have to get the speed up to climb the hill smoother..

My daughter pipes up in the back seat:

"Go on Mama, give it welly"

Couldn't see her clearly in the rear view mirror but could've sworn she tried to punch the air with her little fist

This is all Daddy language, nothing whatsoever to do with me
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Re: Cute things kids say

5 year old is getting tired of being told what to do:

"I'm going to be in charge round here when I'm older"
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