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Monday, August 31, 2009

The Stories They Tell.

I've been jotting down little things here and there that the little (and not so little) people say. Not a day goes by where there isn't something where I am laughing my tail off.

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M, asking me about my freckles:

M "Do you like having freckles?"

S "Umm. I don't know, I guess they're fine."

H "Mama, I love your sparkles."

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While on vacation one of the days my dad and J were gone golfing and it was me and the kids. H was walking around singing his heart out and my niece and cousin were sitting on the porch playing cards. Apparently they didn't like his singing.

H "La, la, ladida...."

Brittany "H, stop singing. It's annoying."

H "La, la, ladida...."

Brittany "Cut it out..."

H "My mom says I can sing because I am happy!"

Krista "H, I'm asking nicely, will you please stop singing?"

H "No, thank you."

Krista "But I'm asking you nicely."

H "Me too."

I sent H outside to play at this point and the girls started screaming about their card game. H turned around and ran back to the cabin.

H "Stop screaming! It's really annoying!"

*****

The week before M was going to get baptized (which was postponed in case you were wondering why it was never mentioned again) we did a lot of talking about baptism around here. But my favorite conversation was one I overheard between T and M.

T "I wouldn't want to get baptized if I were you."

M "Why?"

T "Once you get baptized you can't sin anymore. I don't want to not be able to sin anymore."

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Getting ready for preschool these days with H includes lots of talks about do's and don'ts at school.

H "Mama, I won't push, kick, hit, yell....at preschool. I promise."

Things I don't think I ever thought I'd have to go over on a daily basis.

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And Miss M, today, sitting holding E:

M "E, you're totally my BFF!"

*****

3 Comments:

Blogger Erin said...

I love T's comment about baptism. I literally laughed out loud!

August 31, 2009 at 10:18 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

T's comment made me laugh!!
And M's BFF Lovin it..
H his promise's about preschool How can you not just hug on these kids??

Love You all Miss You..
Auntie Laurie XOXO

September 1, 2009 at 9:34 AM  
Blogger Lacey said...

Okay, love the baptism comment! Totally funny.

September 1, 2009 at 10:29 AM  

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