Recent Kid Quotes

Charlotte spilled. “Oops. Accidents happen.”

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Charlotte, projecting: “Mom, you’d better move that basket back from the edge or else Calvin will grab it. He’s obsessed with candy.”

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Char: “Mommy, don’t you wish you had a play cell phone that made noise?” Why, no. Not at all, actually.

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Charlotte: “Can we buy the Home Alone house?”

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Charlotte, eating cake after lunch: “This forest cake is good. Make it again, Mommy.” (She means Black Forest Cake)

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Evelyn, tapping a collection of fantasy stories from the library: “There’s one of these I ADORED.”

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‎”Evelyn, did you learn anything new at school?” “Yes, I learned something new in the bathroom. I learned that, even when you lock the door, someone from outside can still open it. Luckily, it was just Lucas.”

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Char: “When ice melts, it makes baby WATER!”

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On a walk after dinner, I pointed out two kids riding on motorized scooters. Evelyn: “Yeah, Daddy showed us those before. He says they’re lame.”

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Evelyn: “I’m delighted watching him.” (Calvin)

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Evelyn: “Calvin, you really hurt Eva. We don’t grab people’s eyelids!”

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Char: “The day after today is tomorrow, and the day after that the pool opens again. I’m so STOKED about that!”

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Evelyn, getting out of the car after her field trip: “Up! The crickets are singing their night time tune.”

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Char, holding her tiny robot bug: “He’s blue and red, so he can camouflage into things like the United States flag.”

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Char spotted a witch’s hat on the ground in public. “They have witches here!”
Me: “I don’t think so. Maybe someone dropped it by accident.” Char: “Yeah, a witch dropped it!”

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Best compliment of the day so far: Evelyn, “Mom, when I look into your eyes, I see the beautiful world behind them.”

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Watching So You Think You Can Dance with Char, who took a nap today and just now went to bed: “Why are all their teeth so white?”

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Evelyn: “Boy, shoes have come a long way. From strings and animal fur to laces and fabric.”

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James: “Calvin is being a jokester. He was fussing in his crib so I picked him up. He promptly threw his pacifier behind my desk and spit up all over me.”

 

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