V: Is that poison ivy?
V: Is it banana? [Pointing to plantain leaves.]
“Daddy, take a shower. Your armpits are stinky.” – Talia, when I leaned over her to help her at breakfast.
“Mom, when I need you, I need you. And that’s a rhyme.” – Annie, at 4 am on the couch snuggling
“Hey, where did my shade go?” – Talia, walking into the sunshine, out of the shade.
“Can anyone be so still that they could feel a tree growing?” – Emeth
“The trees are wind-ing me off.” – Talia
“Can you inside-out this?” – Talia
After watching Tarzan on Netflix:
Annie: “I never want to watch it again.”
Micaela: “I didn’t really like it.”
Emeth: “I liked it just a little bit.”
Vitalia: “I liked it.”
A: Come on, Baby, let’s watch a movie!
V: I’M NOT READY!
A: That’s okay. Mama’s just gonna watch a-ber-tizements.
M: Dad, all these words rhyme: fox, stops, box, nots, socks, shops, locks, chops.
A: Don’t forget about mox!
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.
“How’s it gonna be moon-y tomorrow?” – E
“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