Archive for the 'Kids Say…' Category

First Crush

First Crush...

We knew it would happen… We knew that one day, Eli would go off to school, and there he’d see her – maybe she would be walking down the hall or across the campus with the sun hitting her hair just right, or maybe she’d sit in front of him in class or maybe...
Conversations with a 4 year old

Conversations with a...

Since it’s just a few days (scheduled delivery on Friday) until the birth of our daughter, and I am not feeling overly “writey”, I thought I’d share some of the conversations I have had with our 4 year old son in the last few weeks.  For those of you who...
If You Play Dead, You’ll Be Dead

If You Play Dead, Yo...

My son loves to “knock us out” when we are playing… be it with his dragon breath, a fake punch, or the occasionally well timed real fart.  My husband and I, happy to play along, will appear to be knocked out which usually requires our tongue to be hanging from one...
…Before You Find Out

…Before You Fi...

Eli: Do we have more Spongebobs? Me: No, but maybe we can go to the video store later and see if they have any. Eli: Ok, well, um, you stay there and keep working. Me: Why? Eli: Well, you know when I said I ate my sandwich so I wanted candy and you said I could, well I didn’t...

You Can Clap Now!...

…after listening to a friend’s posted clip on Facebook from The Sound of Music, Eli asked if I wanted to hear his peanut butter song: “Peanut butter, that’s what I like best. Head, shirt, shorts, and socks!” [upon seeing my smiling but questioning...

Can I do it later?...

I wonder if God was blogging, if He’d be posting a similar conversation He has had with me (several times) to the one I had with my son… April 17, 2009 Me: (picking up one of Eli’s outside toys that was near the porch) Eli, would you like this toy in your clubhouse? Eli:...