Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Kids Unscripted: Chapter 22

Elias: (putting a car on Ben's head) "Hat!"
(putting a car to Ben's eye) "Car kiss!"
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Talia: “Some things are odd.”

Me: “Like what?”

Talia: “Numbers…” (sneaky grin)
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Natalia: "Papi, is a guess room in your house just called that because you have to guess who's coming?"
Ben: "Ummm......."
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Talia: "Did you cook all of the radishes?"
Me: "Yes, they're in the refrigerator now."
Talia: "Good, because I'd like one fourth of one!"
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Elias: (looking at a book of opposites) "Straight!"
Me: "That slide is straight."
Elias: "Crooked!"
Me: "That slide is crooked."
Elias: (pointing at the straight slide) "Crooked NOT!"
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Talia: "Mommy, would you like a sunflower seed?"
Me: "No, thank you."
Talia: "Take some, the baby will want it..."
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Elias: "Ice-cream, Elias need..." (pointing to his tummy) "TUMMY!"
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 Talia: "Elias, you can't hide your sin... I will tell Mama!"
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 Talia's version of color theory:
"Sometimes when you mix colors you get yucky colors... my favorite yucky color is greenish-gray, but just to study, not to touch. If you add white it's a little bit prettier, but then if you add reddish-brown you need to throw it in the trash can and take it out so you don't have to smell it."

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Elias has been paying attention as I have been teaching Talia to tell time on an analog clock. Now, when he sees the numbers on the dial of the washing machine setting, he points at it and says "O'clock!"
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Elias: (pointing at his mouth) "Loud! Teeth!"
Me: ???
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Talia: (Making up a story about a frog and a dragonfly) "... and all the frog could say was 'hello, lunch!'"
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