12 Responses to “This conversation tickled me”

  1. Sewicked August 28, 2009 at 8:24 AM #

    One of my old bosses was taking her two year old to day care, when suddenly, in her carseat, the child planted her face in both her palms and disappointedly sighed, “ohh, Mommy.”

  2. Susan Helene Gottfried August 28, 2009 at 8:56 AM #

    Yeah, I had that conversation with my kids. Not the Miata part; the babysitting talk. Literal little things, aren’t they?

  3. Kelly August 28, 2009 at 1:44 PM #

    Too cute, she’s really growing up. I miss seeing pictures and hearing about Brianna (.5).

  4. Marly August 28, 2009 at 2:08 PM #

    I’m stuck wondering why you’re taking your brother with you on date night… ???

  5. Angie August 28, 2009 at 2:15 PM #

    Because it’s not really date night. We’re taking him out to meet people. We’ll have date night, don’t worry. He’s more than willing to big-girlsit πŸ˜›

  6. Mary G August 28, 2009 at 2:43 PM #

    So cute. i miss that age. They are so literal. When my son was 6 my grandmother’s brother died leaving her the last remaining sibling. I handed him the phone & said ‘Say sorry to Grandma, her brother died”. He said “Why should I say sorry , I didn’t kill him”.
    I guess I hadn’t gotten to the expressing sympathy lesson yet. When I finally stopped laughing I had to tell Grandma why I was laughing. She said”Bless kids – they make you laugh at the worst (& best times)”.

  7. catie james August 28, 2009 at 5:26 PM #

    Your story makes me miss my four year old niece – who is just as literal and precocious as Brianna. Oh, these years are so precious & few; they have no idea how much our lives are enriched by their presence. Thank you for sharing.

  8. orannia August 29, 2009 at 1:47 AM #

    That is just so cute! I used to big-girlsit my niece: we used to have spelling competitions… I had to spell the names of countries that were once part of the USSR πŸ™‚

  9. infogenium August 30, 2009 at 5:57 AM #

    On a telephone conversation with my 5 yr old niece, she asked me what I was doing and I responded that before she called I was reading there was a pause then she said “You are always reading, you should get over it”

  10. Melissa Blue August 30, 2009 at 5:03 PM #

    Lol. You can’t fight that logic.

  11. Lesley September 1, 2009 at 3:00 PM #

    OMG That’s cute!

  12. Tara Marie September 3, 2009 at 8:41 AM #

    Too cute. No matter how old they get they’re still our babies πŸ™‚

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