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Old 24.06.2014, 13:50
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Re: Cute things kids say

A friends 2.5 year old boy to me just recently: "Auntie, my leg is broken", after running around exhaustively for some minutes playing chase with his twin sister.

Me: Sat on the sofa getting dizzy from just watching them run around the front room, through to the hallway and back again all while squealing with delight and laughter, "Is it? Come, sit down and show me".

Lil' boy: Sits next to me. Lifts his left leg and points to a minute piece of toenail left dangling from his big toe after a Mommy/kiddies nail clipping session earlier that day.
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Old 24.06.2014, 14:14
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Re: Cute things kids say

The other day, I asked my 2 1/2 yr. old what he wanted for lunch.

He replied: "Kiki."

Kiki is our cat.

Should I be concerned?

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Old 24.06.2014, 14:18
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The other day, I asked my 2 1/2 yr. old what he wanted for lunch.

He replied: "Kiki."

Kiki is our cat.

Should I be concerned?

Only if he is eating from the same bowl

My little one asked me how she can talk to the tooth fairy to ask her for specific Trash Packs. Dang it.
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Old 14.08.2014, 13:25
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Re: Cute things kids say

This is maybe my son's best contribution yet.

A few days ago, he came up to me and asked, "Daddy, what were you saying to Mr Mean?"

That stumped me. "Mr Mean? Do you mean, one of those Mr Men characters? When was I talking to Mr Mean?" (He grew out of the Mr Men books years ago.)

"Yes, Mr Mean. I heard you talking to him."

"When was that, then?"

"You know, the other day! Mr Mean! I heard you talking to him on the phone!"

I racked my brain, totally perplexed ... and then it dawned on me -- two days earlier, I had discussed (in English) a business issue with an Italian gentleman ...

"Mr Nasti! You heard me speaking to Mr Nasti!"

I love the way children make connections in those wonderful brains of theirs!
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Re: Cute things kids say

My daughter just 2 years old, she asked me to help her doing something, I said no, she thought for few seconds then hold my head and kissed me, saying: Mom will do it after I kiss her.
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Old 21.08.2014, 17:02
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My daughter, who is quite capable of counting up to 100, not to mention skip counting, can't for the life of her get her little head around money.
On a walk into town yesterday -


Me: So, you have £20 and I give you £10, how much do you have?
Her: Lots..
Me: Come on you know this.. 2+1=3 20+10=? Yes, good girl! That's right, it's 30 (repeat of the question)
Her: This is Swiss money?
Me: We are in England now, money is in pounds (repeat the question £20 + £10 =?)
Her: Twentyten.. who is giving me £10, you or Daddy?
Me: This is the same sum in money amounts as with numbers.. and the number 30 comes after 29 - it is the same with money.
Her: 30 is a lot, what can I buy?
Me: Okay, let's try this again.. you have 20 pence and I give you 5 pence, how much do you have?
Her: Don't worry Mum, you can sort it out when we get to the shop.


Finally, I give up, completely defeated..
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Old 21.08.2014, 17:54
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Finally, I give up, completely defeated..
I think she's waiting for you to actually hand over the cash. Clever girl
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Old 21.08.2014, 17:58
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Re: Cute things kids say

"do it, bitch!"

I admit at least 85% blame in making that one happen
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Re: Cute things kids say

I hope that you accept cute things that kids do in this thread:

I visited my relatives and had a great time with my little nephew and his 6.5 years old half-brother. When I was leaving and was just about to go into the car, the 6.5 year old grabbed my hand and started pulling me away. I have said goodbye to everyone, including him. Usually that is a quick process since the boys are quickly distracted by something else. I was a bit puzzled by his action, but gave in and followed him. He dragged me behind a van that was parked nearby so no one could see us, then leaped into my lap, and gave me a kiss!
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Old 02.09.2014, 16:32
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Re: Cute things kids say

My son helping prepare dinner by dicing peppers. Left him to it and after a while went into kitchen to see how he was doing -

Me: There are not so many peppers, how come?
Him: Well, I couldn't cube the curvy bits very well.
Me: So, where are they then?
Him: I ate them.

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Old 02.09.2014, 17:22
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Re: Cute things kids say

A few weeks ago, we promised our boys we were going to buy them some train accessories in Baden. A few days earlier, I asked my eldest one if he remembered what we were going to do on Saturday. Conversation went like this:

Me: Do you remember what we are doing on Saturday?
Him: Yes, Papa, my brother and I are going to the shop to buy some trains.
Me: And Mama as well!
Him: No, you can stay at home. You can cook while we are in Baden!!!
Me: Ah bon?
Him: Yes, because that is what you do. You like to cook and clean!

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Old 02.09.2014, 17:26
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Re: Cute things kids say

My 2 yo

"Mommy, enough computer!".
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Old 10.09.2014, 22:22
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My son (nearly 7 now) and I completed our first (children's) crossword puzzle in German last weekend. Since he can't read yet, I read the clues out and he supplied the answers. This one was excellent:

Me: "6 down, 'Fliegt ein Flugzeug'."

Him (throwing me a look that clearly said "Duuhhhh ..."): "Ja!"

He had me stumped for a second, then I burst out laughing!


(For non-German-speakers: as in English, clues for German crossword puzzles are usually abbreviated. 'Fliegt ein Flugzeug' literally means 'flies an aeroplane', to which the answer is of course 'PILOT' (same word in English and German). But due to the peculiarities of neuter articles in German (often the same for nominative/subject and accusative/object), when spoken as a question, 'Fliegt ein Flugzeug?' means 'does an aeroplane fly?' -- in which case my son's answer was perfect.

'JA' didn't fit ...)
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Old 10.09.2014, 22:30
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Re: Cute things kids say

I wish I could explain what my son does.

He is 3 years old and he is a lady's boy, a real charmer. He sees a pretty girl and he will sent her a kiss with his mouth and hand. Right after that, he does this macho charmer gesture that I can only describe poorly. He winks at the girl with a click with his mouth and gives his thumb up all in the same time.

I have no idea where the hell he learned that but it works every single time
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Re: Cute things kids say

"Mom, my plant drowned."

"What do you mean..."

"It drowned".

"You mean, you over-watered it?"

"Yes. The table drowned, too."

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In the car at a traffic light, stopped just behind a cute little pink Fiat 500.

Son: Mommy, wouldn't you like a pink car like that?
Me: sure, but daddy wouldn't like it. He thinks it's too girly.
Son: who cares what daddy thinks? You're the boss, no?

Out of the mouth of babes...
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In the car at a traffic light, stopped just behind a cute little pink Fiat 500.

Son: Mommy, wouldn't you like a pink car like that?
Me: sure, but daddy wouldn't like it. He thinks it's too girly.
Son: who cares what daddy thinks? You're the boss, no?

Out of the mouth of babes...
You just have to ask my kids

Who's the boss?

Mama!!
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Old 11.09.2014, 13:38
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Re: Cute things kids say

I have a 14-month old baby. We also have 2 large dogs and 3 cats.

Went to the market one nice Saturday morning with the baby. There was a lady walking her two Chihuahuas. Baby got really excited, pointed at the dogs and said..
"Meow! Meow!!"
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Re: Cute things kids say

Me to our 3yr old: "Stop whining"
3yr old: "Aw daaaaad!"
Me: "Stop whining"
3yr old: "Aw daaaaa.."
Me: "Stop whining!"
3yr old: "Oh ok, I'll never speak again"

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Old 12.09.2014, 11:59
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Re: Cute things kids say

Yesterday, my three-year old:

"Daddy says 'bike', mummy says 'Velo'."
"Daddy says 'car', mummy says 'Auto'."
"Daddy says 'water', mummy says 'Wasser'."

and then:

"Daddy says 'duck', mummy says 'quack, quack!'."
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