When my kids’ say something sweet or cute, I try to jot it down on my phone instantly. I keep a running note with these little sound bytes and then a few months later, like to record them all here. I’ve got quite the collection now, so it must be time to dump them out and save them. 🙂
This morning I thanked Jackson for being so helpful. He looked thoughtful and then said, “Having three children is hard. And we’re going to have FOUR and that will be even harder. I like to help.”
“Can I vacuum for you, Mom?” Um, let me think about it, okay. 🙂
Kyle was painting the swingset this summer, and the neighbor girl asked: “Can your dad do that (paint)? Jack said: My dad can do everything! Anything!
Taylor, aka The Princess of Sass
Crunes = prunes.
As she looked at herself in the mirror: “Ta-da!!!”
In the car while driving to the North Shore: “How much longer?” Half an hour. “I don’t yike half an hour!”
“Why does daddy cut his hair?” ‘Cause he likes it short and doesn’t have much hair. BIG SIGH. “I wish him had hair!”
About school: “Can you teach me how to talk words?” (She meant teach me how to read.)
“I need to go vacuum my teeth ‘cause they aren’t so sparkly.”
She overheard me saying that some days it’s just hard to be a mom. “Do you want to be something else today? Like a…grandma? You could be a grandma instead.”
To Jack: “Don’t tell me what to do. Are you the mom??!” (do you think maybe she hears me say that to her and her brother a few times a day, or what?)
She and Jack were arguing about something petty. “Don’t argue with me!”
Newest word added to her vocabulary: “Literally”. What??
Far past her bedtime because she had taken a long nap: “I can’t go to sleep. My eyelids are GLUED open!”
He just says a few words: mom, da, amen (complete with a sign/clap), and signs more and all done. He has also started giving kisses and high fives, which is pretty darn cute.