When I need you, I need you.

V: Is that poison ivy?
D: No.
V: Is it banana? [Pointing to plantain leaves.]

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“Daddy, take a shower. Your armpits are stinky.” – Talia, when I leaned over her to help her at breakfast.

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“Mom, when I need you, I need you. And that’s a rhyme.” – Annie, at 4 am on the couch snuggling

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“Hey, where did my shade go?” – Talia, walking into the sunshine, out of the shade.

Mox

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M: Dad, all these words rhyme: fox, stops, box, nots, socks, shops, locks, chops.
A: Don’t forget about mox!

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E: Dad, I don’t want my chicken. It’s too dry.
D: Do you want some butter with it?
E: No. Then it would be too wet. I don’t like it dry or wet. Just warm.

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“How’s it gonna be moon-y tomorrow?” – E

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“The best way to not share a secret with someone is to forget what someone tells you when they share a secret with you.” – M