Friday, February 07, 2014

Kids Say The Darndest Things #68

Some funny things from August.

The Players and their ages last August
C - Christopher, my son, age 8
H - Hannah, my daughter, age 7
E - Ella, my niece, age 7
P - Paul, Christopher's friend, age 8

C: Can God really do anything?
Me: Yes. God is omnipotent, that means all powerful.
C: So he could give me a third eye in the back of my head?

Me: (tells the story of Icarus) And that's why you should always listen to your parents.
H: So you don't get eaten by a shark?
C: He should have used super glue.


P: Ms. Amy, is Cerberus three headed?
Me: Who?
P: The guard dog of the underworld.
Me: Um, I think so.
P: It's a yes or no question.
Me: But I don't know for sure.
P: I'm going to take that as a yes... Christopher, I was right. Cerberus has three heads.



H: What does "inherited" mean?
Me: (insert definition and explanation)
C: Well, I know I'm not going to be fat.
Me: Why?
C: Because you and dad aren't fat.
Me: Awesome. I love you.


C: I'm sick of standing here. When will we get our food?
Me: Soon. This is a time to practice your patience. 
C: Patience? Patience?! There's no patience in my world.



C: I hope I don't get pimples when I'm a teenager.
Me: Everyone gets pimples.Do you know how to get less pimples?
C: Don't do drugs?
Me: Well, I was going to suggest washing your face twice a day but that's a good suggestion too.


C: Mom, why is there gravity? I mean, if there was no gravity it would prevent a LOT of injuries.

Me: That's called putting yourself in someone else's shoes.
C: That's called Empathy. 
Me: How did you know that?
C: Because I have Input.




C: Mom, close your eyes and open your mouth.
Me: No way, José!
C: I'm going to be safe this time. I promise!

H: Are there real eggs in this?
Me: Yup. Are you ok with that?
C: I dont care if they're real eggs or virtual eggs. They taste GOOD!


H: Blemishes... BLEMishes... blemISHes... blemishES... blem-ish-es...
Me: ??
H: Blemishes is just a fancy way of saying pimples.



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1 comment:

  1. All of this, so great. The Strengthfinders part had me cracking up. Wow he is your kid!!

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