Monday, June 1, 2015

Stuff My Kids Say

Lazy title.  Not sorry.




Talking about brads
Me: When I was little, I used to love crafting with these.
Ava: Oh my goodness!!  I love crapping with them too!!






Ava:
You have come my child.
Hold my hand and you will fly.
You will be always with me.
Go to Coney Island and you will find me.
(Not a clue. Not. A. Clue.)





Ava: Wouldn't it be great if humans were real?
Me: Humans are real.  WE are humans.
Ava: No we're not!  We're mermaids.
Me: Nope, sorry.  We're definitely humans.
Ava: Wait...why do you have LEGS?!?!
Me: .......


Ava, after we studied blood in school: Dad, I want to look at my blood under a microscope!
Stephen, referring to a borrowed glucose monitor we have on hand: I have a little machine that will poke you and make your blood come out...
Ava: Can you do it on me?
Stephen: It pokes through your skin.  I don't think you really want to do that.
Ava: Well actually...can you just do it to Clare??
Hey Ava, know what they say about Karma?




Ava, talking about what she'd like to be when she grows up: I would like to be a paleontologist, a ballerina, a mommy, a nun, a stage girl, a lady from a movie, and a teacher.
Guess it's time to add "mutual exclusion" to our list of homeschool study topics''







After Emeric knocked down Ava's block tower...
Ava: This is why I don't want any more pregnant people in our family.
Me: What do pregnant people have to do with your tower falling down?
Ava: Because they make more babies that knock down my block towers.





Me: Ava, would you like your egg scrambled or hard boiled?
Ava: Hard boiled.  Scrambled eggs are really immature.  That means babyish.



Clare: Ava, let's pretend I'm allergic to oxygen.
Ava: Clare, that's impossible. How about carbon dioxide?







Clare: It's good to keep your mouth shut, because if you throw up a little bit, the throw up will just come up to your teeth and then go back down.
Me: .............




Clare, after we were talking about the following day being the feast of St. Lucy and I told her she and Ava could bring the saffron buns in to my bedroom in the morning: Why, is it St. Mommy's day??





Me: Hey, Clare!
Clare: What?
Me: I love you.
Clare: I don't know how to draw owls!


Thank you Emily for photo...as always!!

6 comments:

  1. So wonderful! But the last one is my favorite...and maybe the mermaid one. LOL.

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  2. I swear that Coney Island one must be a quote from Magic Treehouse or something... Have you guys read those books? Am I making things up?

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  3. hahahaha! Love the pregnant people one!
    And I'm so glad you're blogging again!

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  4. What? What???? Your kids! They're ridiculous! They are just as nuts as Rosie's kids, and that's saying a lot!

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  5. I'm new to your blog after coming over from your sister Emily's! This is brilliant! xD I have A one week old niece and a 2 year old Nephew so some of the things the elder says are quite funny.
    ~Evie

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  6. Some much to love in one little post; can't pick a favorite!!

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