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06-14-2013 06:18 PM
pickle18
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Originally Posted by Katico View Post

These are all so great, I luxlove.gif them!

 

Tonight, DD wrapped her arms around my neck when I was tucking her into bed and said 

 

"I'm going to keep you, Mommy!  You'll stay here with me and we will stay up all night and talk about hydrogen!"

 

Oh boy! banana.gif Hehe.

 

This rocks, haha!! I love it.  Oh goody!! Sheepish.gif

06-14-2013 06:16 PM
pickle18
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Originally Posted by Cathlin View Post

This morning my 15 month old points at my solid blue shirt and says "circle". I'm like, er, I don't see a circle. She insists and points saying circle again. I tell her I don't understand. Exasperated, she yanks my shirt and bra down and points to, yeah, a circle. FYI, that's NOT how I've been approaching shape learning. ūüė≥

ROTFLMAO.gif That's awesome!  Love it.  I'm frequently glad DS is so insistent, and relatively patient, with me - I know he feels like he's working with amateurs. winky.gif

 

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Originally Posted by Mom2010 View Post

DD just started swimming lessons.  Her first day, my husband gets in the pool with her and for the first exercise he holds her under the armpits and pulls her around.  From what he explains to me she has no instinct to swim.  Her arms and legs go completely limp and he is just pulling her around.  When this was over, very proud of herself, excited, and as a matter a fact as can be, she looks up at the swimming instructor, and says,  "And that's how we swim".   nod.gif  hehe  yep 

 

 

(thanks for starting this thread...love these kind!)orngbiggrin.gif

 

Super cute! love.gif

06-14-2013 06:12 PM
pickle18

I think of this thread often, and mentally crack up at DS and mean to post - but I always forget. smile.gif  He just turned 2 in April and is more hilarious than ever.

 

Today, I suggested we make a drawing for DH for Father's Day.  Asked DS what he'd like to draw - "Let's draw Daddy!" (no surprise there)

 

Only...then he said, "Ok, this is Daddy's body, and Daddy's head...and this is his heart...this is all his blood coming out...and now, let's draw red blood cells and white blood cells and PLATELETS!!!" orngbiggrin.gif

 

And so he did. thumb.gif

05-07-2013 02:41 PM
Cathlin Hehe that's adorable, Mom2010!
05-06-2013 08:58 PM
Mom2010

DD just started swimming lessons.  Her first day, my husband gets in the pool with her and for the first exercise he holds her under the armpits and pulls her around.  From what he explains to me she has no instinct to swim.  Her arms and legs go completely limp and he is just pulling her around.  When this was over, very proud of herself, excited, and as a matter a fact as can be, she looks up at the swimming instructor, and says,  "And that's how we swim".   nod.gif  hehe  yep 

 

 

(thanks for starting this thread...love these kind!)orngbiggrin.gif

04-26-2013 04:22 AM
Tigerle
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Originally Posted by Cathlin View Post

This morning my 15 month old points at my solid blue shirt and says "circle". I'm like, er, I don't see a circle. She insists and points saying circle again. I tell her I don't understand. Exasperated, she yanks my shirt and bra down and points to, yeah, a circle. FYI, that's NOT how I've been approaching shape learning. ūüė≥


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04-25-2013 03:38 PM
Cathlin This morning my 15 month old points at my solid blue shirt and says "circle". I'm like, er, I don't see a circle. She insists and points saying circle again. I tell her I don't understand. Exasperated, she yanks my shirt and bra down and points to, yeah, a circle. FYI, that's NOT how I've been approaching shape learning. ūüė≥
04-08-2013 09:57 PM
A-time-to-live When asked how can you tell the difference between a boy and a girl, DD(4) replied, 'A boy has an X and a Y chromosome, a girl has two X's.' (But what I really want to know is why she was being asked this question in the first place!)

Edited to add - I realize that isn't really funny - but it was in the context of her preschool 'circle time.'
04-08-2013 09:54 PM
squimp

Aww my 9-yo DD maybe doesn't know 31 digits but she would have gone along with her for a while.  Luckily she had a fantastic K-2 teacher so they all know about Pi and circumference and ratios.  So your DD would have been in good company at our school.  

04-08-2013 07:15 PM
pranava

New one to add.  DS crashed hard while trying to get on the swing by himself.  "Owwww!!  My brain smacked my cranium when I hit the Earth's crust - wahhhh!!!!!!!!!!!" Sometimes it's really hard not to laugh.

03-26-2013 04:22 PM
Katico

These are all so great, I luxlove.gif them!

 

Tonight, DD wrapped her arms around my neck when I was tucking her into bed and said 

 

"I'm going to keep you, Mommy!  You'll stay here with me and we will stay up all night and talk about hydrogen!"

 

Oh boy! banana.gif Hehe.

03-25-2013 10:05 AM
pickle18

"f-word conservative" that made me laugh smile.gif

 

Conversation around the dinosaur fridge magnets this morning: "What is this one called, Daddy?" "I think that's Pachycephalosaurus, DS." "No, Daddy, it's Parasaurolophus (finds and points) THERE'S Pachycephalosaurus! See, Daddy?" "You're right, DS!" "Yes, Daddy."ROTFLMAO.gifSuch a cute teacher - he was very patient and watched his Dad closely to see if he was absorbing the lesson.

03-25-2013 03:29 AM
anj_rn

These stories are cracking me up.  I have so many that I am not sure where to begin.  DS is 6, and we had many discussions on politics and voting, and the checks and balances of the current governmental system in the US (along with side commentary and analysis on the Political process in the Star wars universe).  One day I get a call from his 1st grade teacher.  They have been writing about elections and my son had come to her and said, "My daddy is an f-word conservative, but I can not remember how to spell that f-word."  She was a little freaked out, and I was confused since I did not know where the convo had come from.  I asked her to let me talk to him, and his f-word was fiscal (you know mommy, when they are real careful how they spend money).  So not what the teachers (or I) had thought.

03-22-2013 11:03 AM
whatsnextmom

My 12-year-old made me laugh the other day. I commented that he could stand to be a little more chivalrous and he responded with...

 

"Chivalry is part of a Knights code. If you want Chivalry, then I get a sword."

 

Note to self, get the boy a sword.

03-22-2013 10:55 AM
pickle18
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Originally Posted by Katico View Post

All morning, DD1 went on and on and on and on...pulleys and gravity and atoms and dna and platelets and nonsense rhyming and singing songs about numbers and  blahblah.gif blahblah.gif blahblah.gif blahblah.gif

 

Then she stops suddenly, puts a hand on her forehead and says

 

"Mommy, my head is SO busy!!"

 

NO KIDDING!!!dizzy.gif

 

Hahaha I love this! smile.gif  DS was playing with his blocks the other day - he held them up and told me correctly, "See, Mommy? Triangle...See Mommy? Cylinder!" (that one kinda cracked me up - I'm sure I told him both of those at some point, but who knows how long ago!)

 

He also makes me laugh in his little adult voice when we are working on his 48 piece puzzles...talking to himself, saying, "Hmm...maybe this piece next? Yup! Great job!" - or if I help him a little, give him a piece or something, he says, "Oh yes, I see, I see! Of course!" or "Oh yes, I agree, thank you!" wink1.gif

 

Back to the busy brain, I jotted this partial conversation down the other day for posterity (it's typical toddler craziness, but I hardly see him slowing down!) :

 

"No, mommy, I said RAPTOR!" "Oh, you were talking about a raptor?" "Yes, Mommy - or...maybe T-Rex." "I see!" "Look, Mommy (points to his shirt) - dog shirt!" "Yes I see that DS, you picked that out to wear yesterday, I remember." "Yes, Mommy, I remember...look, the number 3!" "You see the number 3?" "Yes - oh look Mommy, eggs!  Two eggs.  I cook eggs for Daddy, too." "That's nice of you!" "Of course! Come on, Mommy, pirate puzzle!" 

AND on that note, he just jumped off the couch after eating lunch, announcing, "Come on, I have lots of work to do, Mommy!" dizzy.gif

03-20-2013 05:46 PM
Katico

All morning, DD1 went on and on and on and on...pulleys and gravity and atoms and dna and platelets and nonsense rhyming and singing songs about numbers and  blahblah.gif blahblah.gif blahblah.gif blahblah.gif

 

Then she stops suddenly, puts a hand on her forehead and says

 

"Mommy, my head is SO busy!!"

 

NO KIDDING!!!dizzy.gif

03-16-2013 05:41 PM
Katico

So, her interest in microbes and blood cells has put her play doctor kit into major use around here and she is dissatisfied with her toy syringe because she knows it isn't remotely authentic.  So yesterday she asked me to show her how real needles work.  So I gave her the ipad and youtube and she sat, FASCINATED, for 45 minutes and watched nursing training videos on syringe preparation and giving injections  

 

uhoh3.gif  

 

Then today she was looking at her pretend thermometer and we were talking about the different temperatures written on it and what it would mean if your temperature was a certain number....and she jokes that it would be really funny if they put GOOGOL DEGREES on there....I was like, what?!  How does she even.....?????

 

(I asked my husband and apparently he mentioned it to her briefly a couple of months ago!!!) 

 

Then she sits down and writes googol.....1 with 100 zeros.............  

 

dizzy.gif

 

WTH child?!

03-11-2013 01:29 PM
Katico

After a couple of weeks of insisting I join her in painting white blood cells destroying bacteria over and over and over again...

 

L: Mama, I think we should paint something pretty today!

 

Me,thinking: yes!  finally something new! 

 

L: Let's paint some pretty bacteria and blood cells!

 

duh.gif

03-11-2013 01:23 PM
Katico
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Originally Posted by pranava View Post

 

BIG sigh from DS, then "I am sooooo sick of gravity (sigh again)  I wan't to float around!"   He is so dramatic.

 

That made me LOL!!  So funny heartbeat.gif

03-07-2013 08:42 PM
pranava

lurk.gifEnjoying these!

 

 

 

BIG sigh from DS, then "I am sooooo sick of gravity (sigh again)  I wan't to float around!"   He is so dramatic.

03-07-2013 06:12 PM
pickle18
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Originally Posted by Katico View Post

Ahhhh!  So cute!!

 

DD is in morning preschool 2 days a week and one of those days it is just her and one other little girl.  Last week on that day, the other little girl was out sick so L was there just with her teacher.  When I dropped her off, her teacher had gotten out a basket of dinosaur figures and she pulled one out and said "oooh, look at this guy! Rawr!"  L says "oh, that's a lambeosaurus." Teacher: "Oh...."

 Me: hahaha "Have fun!!!"

When I came back, there was this giant pile of every dinosaur book in the preschool, piled on the table, and they had named and researched all the dinosaurs in the bin LOL! lol.gif  Welcome to my life, teacher!

 

Haha that's awesome! thumb.gif  DS has about 20 dinosaur magnets on the fridge and a handle full of toys - he's memorized the names of most of them, and recognizes them in books, etc. - although, his pronunciation is really cute - like when he says "brachiosaurus" it sounds more like "broccoli-saurus" smile.gif

03-07-2013 04:55 PM
Katico
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Originally Posted by pickle18 View Post

 

The other day, I sat down next to him while his stegosaurus was chomping on a houseplant.  I started to mention how some dinosaurs (like that one) eat plants, and some eat meat, when he interrupted me and said, "I know, Mommy, herbivores eat plants!"

 

 

Ahhhh!  So cute!!

 

DD is in morning preschool 2 days a week and one of those days it is just her and one other little girl.  Last week on that day, the other little girl was out sick so L was there just with her teacher.  When I dropped her off, her teacher had gotten out a basket of dinosaur figures and she pulled one out and said "oooh, look at this guy! Rawr!"  L says "oh, that's a lambeosaurus." Teacher: "Oh...."

 Me: hahaha "Have fun!!!"

When I came back, there was this giant pile of every dinosaur book in the preschool, piled on the table, and they had named and researched all the dinosaurs in the bin LOL! lol.gif  Welcome to my life, teacher!

 

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Originally Posted by pickle18 View Post

I also just love how fast their little minds move - anyone else getting whiplash?  

 

Yes.  Oh my, yes. 

03-07-2013 02:48 PM
pickle18
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She has started to make little rhymes to us at bedtime....so, we will say Goodnight!  And she will reply "Goodnight Meteorite!"  or "Goodnight Calcite!"  or, the best yet was last night, "Goodnight Parasite!" rolleyes.gif ROTFLMAO.gif   

 

Then, once, she replied, with a total deadpan face "Goodnight......ROSE QUARTZ!!!"  And then cracked UP because of course, rose quartz doesn't rhyme and wasn't that HILARIOUS??!!!  shrug.gif

 

 

I used to this allll the time as a little kid - love it. smile.gif  DS is a big fan of rhyming, too - for many months now, he will amuse himself by busting out long strings of words that rhyme.

 

I also just love how fast their little minds move - anyone else getting whiplash?  We'll start a conversation about elephants, then we're talking about type of trees and then it's on to turkey bones (we looked at pictures of these weeks ago) in the blink of an eye.  I'm looking forward to him being more verbal so I can have a prayer of following these trains of thought! dizzy.gif

03-07-2013 02:45 PM
pickle18

I agree - it's really nice hearing from some other moms of littles around here. smile.gif  DS is quite little, but the way he is wired (perfectionism, persistence, memory, sensitivity, perceptiveness, early milestones, etc.) plus gifted parents leave me feeling like he is likely gifted in his own right.

 

He is only 22 months, so his speech is still a bit choppy, in spite of using correct pronouns/verb tenses/etc. and a wide vocab (if I ever use a word he doesn't know - like "refreshing" - he is all over it, "What does that mean, Mommy???").  It's hard for me to translate the cute things he says, because so much of it depends on his little adult-like personality and delivery.

 

The other day, I sat down next to him while his stegosaurus was chomping on a houseplant.  I started to mention how some dinosaurs (like that one) eat plants, and some eat meat, when he interrupted me and said, "I know, Mommy, herbivores eat plants!"

 

We went out to dinner recently with a family friend that DS hadn't seen since infancy.  He walked right up to him, all confidence, made perfect eye contact and said, "Hi Uncle Bob! (points to everyone in turn) Name DS, name Daddy, name Mommy."  He's somehow mastered adult introductions. lol.gif 

 

During the same outing, he was hanging out with a pair of 6 year olds, talking about what kind of creatures were in the aquarium.  As they identified them, DS would chime in every so often with, "Yes, kids, that's right!"

 

Today, we realized he was missing part of his toy truck.  He turned to me and said, "No worry, mommy...think...think...THINK! Hmmm...where? I know...car!" "I think we did leave it in the car, DS. I think you're right." "Me, too." orngtongue.gif

03-06-2013 09:54 AM
acuriousmom

Katico, you are not obnoxious at all. I've enjoyed reading your stories. :)

03-05-2013 07:20 PM
Katico
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Originally Posted by mrs.t View Post

 

Also, he corrects me constantly. I feel like such a dullard sometimes...lol. Like when we were in the craft store looking at animal figures and I pointed out "a bird" and he said, "No Mommy, that's a MACAW."

 

Well excuse me.
 

lol.gif Totally.  I was informed the other day, while drawing together, that I had chosen the wrong colour blue to draw Neptune, that it was all wrong and I really ought to start again.  Hmmph.  I was proud of my Neptune!! eyesroll.gif

 

 

She has started to make little rhymes to us at bedtime....so, we will say Goodnight!  And she will reply "Goodnight Meteorite!"  or "Goodnight Calcite!"  or, the best yet was last night, "Goodnight Parasite!" rolleyes.gif ROTFLMAO.gif   

 

Then, once, she replied, with a total deadpan face "Goodnight......ROSE QUARTZ!!!"  And then cracked UP because of course, rose quartz doesn't rhyme and wasn't that HILARIOUS??!!!  shrug.gif

 

Oh, little girl.  I can't even imagine life any other way,

03-05-2013 05:07 PM
mrs.t

Our favorite was when my DS, who had just turned two at the time, was talking to my husband.

 

DS: I'm tired

DH: How can you be tired, you're two!

DS: I'm TOO tired!

 

He has been doing these little plays on words for the past year, I don't think people believe me when I tell them the things he says!

 

Also, he corrects me constantly. I feel like such a dullard sometimes...lol. Like when we were in the craft store looking at animal figures and I pointed out "a bird" and he said, "No Mommy, that's a MACAW."

 

Well excuse me.
 

02-26-2013 01:15 PM
pickle18
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She looks at me, exasperated, and says "we're saving that cookie for LATER mommy"

 

ROTFLMAO.gif

As the mother of a 22 month old who is constantly correcting me, explaining things to me & frustrated with my general incompetence, I love this! lol.gif

 

I could totally see him saying this when he's a bit older.  Next time he puts me in my place, I'll have to share. winky.gif  I get quite alot of groaning and, "ugh, yes, I know Mommy..." followed by exasperated explanations.

02-21-2013 08:32 PM
nenegoose

I have a two and a half year old who "reads" and does division (all self-taught) but my proudest moment to date is this, bar none (TMI alert):

 

DD: "Look Mommy, I was naughty. I took two boobies out."

Me: "How could you have taken two boobies out? I'm here on the couch and you're there on the floor."

DD: "Oh no, I'm in trouble. The bunnies are flying back to the North Pole." 

Me: "Did you type something?"
DD: Points to computer screen 

On the screen: bb

02-21-2013 08:08 PM
domesticidyll

Mine are nearly 4 and nearly 9, and the younger is definitely more quotable.

 

Recently, though, the 8yo was reading his sister's book of fairy tales, and at one point he looked up and said, "Hey, Mom! This one is by the Brothers Grimm! Just like Grimm's law!"

 

Heather

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