Tag: funny things kids say

Living out loud

Some years ago, I was on the phone with my friend Joanna from Philly.  As she filled me in on goings on at her office, in the background I could hear her boxer, Bella, making trouble. It sounded like paper was being shredded and Bella was alternately play-growling and victory-barking.  Joanna continued her update, undeterred, weaving in

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Why Does That Lady Have a Moustache?

It does not matter if you read the book What to Expect When You’re Expecting or any other parenting book ever written. Nothing can prepare you for those unexpected moments of sheer embarrassment that come with being a parent. I’m convinced there are even stages of embarrassment between parent and child and I’ve even gone as far

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Finding the Funny

Caroline is three. If you have, or have had, or have possibly even come in contact with a three-year-old, you know they can be, um, challenging. There’s the why? Why? Why?’s, the Jekyll and Hyde mood swings, and the über annoying, even dreaded tantrums – watch out for the spinning head and projectile green pea

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Toddler-speak

This week I read John Kinnear’s blog post “The 10 Toddler Words I’ll Miss the Most.” Between tears of laughter, his words really hit home; my daughter is too at the stage where her vocabulary is growing every day, but sometimes her dad and I wonder if she’ll ever truly learn English or if she’ll

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