"Kids say the darndest things" may be a cliché, but it's also totally true.
"Kids say the darndest things" may be a cliché, but it's also totally true.
When Your Kids Become Teenagers (The Bourne Identity). Me: "I don't want to do this anymore." Husband: "I don't think that's a decision you can make."
My son is 4 years old. He likes to tell stories and make weird sounds at the top of his lungs. The other day, he was on a roll, making annoying fart sounds with his armpits and mouth.
Five Things I Hear Way Too Often: 1. Mommy, wipe my butt! 2. I want a banana. 3. I broke the banana. 4. Mommy, fix the banana. 5. I want a banana.
It occurred to me that at work, we say lots of things that aren't really clear and don't really mean anything, whereas as a parent, we have to speak very clearly, concretely and literally. Judge for yourself from the samples below.
Alejandra's father is black. I'm Latina. He ate grits and greens. I ate chorizo and tortillas. Before we had children, we had lengthy discussions about how we would raise our kids. Now that Alejandra is in pre-kindergarten, she wants to know where she fits in among her peers.
This toddler is pretty worked up about a travel call made during a recent Celtics game. She's just not completely sure what