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Old 22.08.2016, 22:07
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Today, daughter arrived into the room dressed in an ensemble from all sorts of clothing.

And asks, "How do I look, Mum?"

I instantly asked her where she got the clothes from - reminding her she is not allowed in my room to take anything without asking me first!

Ignoring everything I had just said, she asks me to confirm how well she looks, obviously feeling very pleased with herself, doing twirls and trying to smooth out the creases in my clothes with her hand.

Rather annoyed now, I asked her why she didn't ask me first before taking clothes out of the wardrobe.

Her answer: "Because you would've said no!"



Would like to skip the teenage years, if at all possible..
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Old 22.08.2016, 22:10
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Today, daughter arrived into the room dressed in an ensemble from all sorts of clothing.

And asks, "How do I look, Mum?"

I instantly asked her where she got the clothes from - reminding her she is not allowed in my room to take anything without asking me first!

Ignoring everything I had just said, she asks me to confirm how well she looks, obviously feeling very pleased with herself, doing twirls and trying to smooth out the creases in my clothes with her hand.

Rather annoyed now, I asked her why she didn't ask me first before taking clothes out of the wardrobe.

Her answer: "Because you would've said no!"



Would like to skip the teenage years, if at all possible..
I wonder where she learned to think that way....
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Old 22.08.2016, 22:16
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I wonder where she learned to think that way....
That child has been put on this planet to drive me to an early grave.. by the time she is 18, I have no doubt I will be in a loony bin somewhere

I shouldn't joke about it.. it's going to happen
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Old 22.08.2016, 22:19
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Re: Cute things kids say

Ah yes, I remember it well.
"Why did you wear my new white jacket to go out in yesterday?"
"Well, I had to. Your brown one didn't go with my trousers"
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That child has been put on this planet to drive me to an early grave.. by the time she is 18, I have no doubt I will be in a loony bin somewhere

I shouldn't joke about it.. it's going to happen
In puberty she won't be wearing your clothes, she'll be sneering at them. By 18 she may even start giving you fashion advice.

I call that a win-win.
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"Mom, the rice got fat!" I heard a report from the stove watch
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Old 01.09.2016, 13:41
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"Why do we drink milk from cows but not horses?"

Had me think a while..Where are the smart agro people here.

Must have something to do with fat content? Nutrition plus how much cows produce (large milk organ) versus horses?
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Today, daughter arrived into the room dressed in an ensemble from all sorts of clothing.

And asks, "How do I look, Mum?"

I instantly asked her where she got the clothes from - reminding her she is not allowed in my room to take anything without asking me first!

Ignoring everything I had just said, she asks me to confirm how well she looks, obviously feeling very pleased with herself, doing twirls and trying to smooth out the creases in my clothes with her hand.

Rather annoyed now, I asked her why she didn't ask me first before taking clothes out of the wardrobe.

Her answer: "Because you would've said no!"



Would like to skip the teenage years, if at all possible..
I'm actually feeling concerned now, 'cos my 21 year old daughter never raided my wardrobe (never even a discussion about it) .

She does have my dress sense 'til today though /
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Re: Cute things kids say

Daughter: I want to marry you when I get older because I love you.


Me: That is so nice, but you do know that you can't marry me.


Daughter: Yes, I know, because you are a girl.


Me: (Trying desperately to think of an answer to show my liberal side).


Daughter: So when I grow up, I will marry Eddie (brother).
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Old 01.09.2016, 21:17
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Daughter: I have pregnant. I have pregnance.
Me: Excuse me? What are you saying?!
D: Why do you say "I am pregnant" and not "I have pregnant" and why not the word pregnance instead of pregnant? Is there such a word as pregnance?
Me: No such word as pregnance and we say 'am pregnant' or 'with child'. You do not have a disease when you're pregnant.. you have a baby in your tummy when pregnant, it's not like you caught the flu or have a sickness bug.
D: I have pregnance - repeated in a sing-song voice with uncontrolled giggles and much hilarity
Me: Why are you talking about this anyway, you've always said you're not having babies because you'll be too busy working?
D: I have changed my mind.
Me: So, you are going to have children then?
D: Yes, I am going to have 8.

At which point, I nearly choked on my coffee
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Old 01.09.2016, 21:44
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Re: Cute things kids say

Not from mine but heard it today.

8 years old girl ask her mom.

8- mommy, does your periods come also on weekends?

Mommy- yes!

8- (mumbling to herself) Jesus Christ
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Re: Cute things kids say

"You learned quickly, today", I said today after we came back from the beach/pool. Diving is something I have to re-learn every now and then.

"You see, mom - kids are created to learn fast. When people get older, they stop learning well because they think they know it all, already".

I think we might be doomed.
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Old 03.09.2016, 07:19
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Re: Cute things kids say

We went to Center Parc this summer, and I was swimming in the lazy river with my daughter clinging to my back, while my eldest was paddling a bit behind.

Suddenly I noticed that my son wasn't behind us anymore, and I asked my daughter:

"Did you see your brother?"

"No. Perhaps he's dead."

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Re: Cute things kids say

Maybe not so much cute as gross.

Overhead from the changing room next to me at the swimming pool yesterday. It's been renovated and the cubicles are all nice and new.

Little girl to mum: there's no chewing gum anymore. Where has the chewing gum gone?
Mum: they took it away when the renewed the cubicles. It's nice and new and clean now isn't it ?
Little girl : no. I used to like the chewing gum, it tasted nice when I licked it.
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Old 03.09.2016, 11:57
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Re: Cute things kids say

Lol. Kids do think anything sweet is invented for them.

"It's not for you, honey."
"But, it's sweet?!"

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"Why do we drink milk from cows but not horses?"

Had me think a while..Where are the smart agro people here.

Must have something to do with fat content? Nutrition plus how much cows produce (large milk organ) versus horses?
I suggest you never let your kid read "Ronja, the Robber's Daughter" by Astrid Lindgren because in that book they do drink a mare's milk while in the forest.

As to fat content comparisons take a look here and here
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Hey! That's what I remembered, horse's milk is thin, compared to cow's which I think might be one of the reasons humans use horses for so long only as vehicles, for running/pulling. Milking a horse would tire it, anyways, no more riding/pulling. Cows are milk machines, giving the size of their udders.

Thanks a million for the Lindgren reminder - of course, I read it. I grew up on Lindgren. You made my day. I gotta get it for my kid, all the Lindgrens.

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I never would have thought it - a horsemilkery!

But why stop there?:

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Re: Cute things kids say

My younger son used to ask me intimate questions in the tram. How does Sex function? for example... Everybody around was staring at me to see what I would answer and when I would say: "I will tell you at home" my son repeated his question in a even louder manner. So embarrassing!


Or once we sat in the tram my son opposite to me and he would say loudily: "Mom, turn round, behind you is a ugly woman with awful make-up!" Of course I refused to turn back, which made it worse, he just wouldn't stop... Or: "Look at the fat lady over there!"... I hardly dared go out with him.


Fortunately he has calmed down and chooses his words better nowadays. What a relief!
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Hey! That's what I remembered, horse's milk is thin, compared to cow's which I think might be one of the reason humans use them for so long only for running/pulling, milking a horse would tire it, anyways, no more riding/pulling. Cows are milk machines, giving the size their udders.

Thanks a million for the Lindgren reminder - of course, I read it. I grew up on Lindgren. You made me day. I gotta get it for my kid, all the Lindgrens.
afaik there's (or was) a boxed set of most/all of the hardcover books - at least in German, that is. Perhaps something similar exists in English and other languages?
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