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Funny things my kids say #25


Last night, ET was yelling to me from his bed that he was having trouble falling asleep.

When I pointed out to him that he had only been in bed for five minutes and that it might take a little longer than that, he said in a very sad voice…

“My body is ready to sleep but my brain wants to read some more.”

I know what you mean kid… every afternoon at work!

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He did it… he finally broke me

Torture in the Pit of Despair - The Princess Bride (1987)

Torture in the Pit of Despair – The Princess Bride (1987)

ET is going through a whiny phase. This has been ongoing for sometime but the long school days have made him tired and the whining has increased. At times it is like a dentist drill boring through my brain. This evening is one of those times.

I feel like running outside and screaming at the top of my lungs, but I’ve decided that just writing my way through it is probably the saner option. Continue reading

Funny things my kids say #7

Wonka 3 course meal gum. Source: Bryton Taylor

Wonka’s 3 Course Dinner Chewing Gum
Source: Bryton Taylor

As I was trying to get the 6-year-old to bed, he began his patented stall…

ET: I can’t fall asleep… I’m hungry.
Me: Well, you should have eaten all of your dinner.

“But I’m really, really hungry… can I have gum?”

Where is Willy Wonka when you need him?

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