Category Archives: Things My Kids Say
Santa Claus is slimming down
Me: I’m going downstairs to ride the treadmill. Gavin (7): Why? You rode the treadmill yesterday. Celeste (10): Yeah, Daddy. Don’t go. Me: But you have to exercise more than once. You don’t want me to have a big belly … Continue reading
I’m a man!
Karen is in the car with the kids, and they are talking about vacation Bible school. Gavin (7): When Jesus came back to life, he still had marks on his hands and feet. Karen: He did? Gavin: Yeah, but they … Continue reading
First day of school 2012
Whose turn is it to mow the lawn?
I pull out of the garage with the kids, and notice the grass needs mowing. Me: Celeste! When are you going to mow the lawn? Celeste (10): It’s not my job. Only boys mow lawns. Gavin (7): No, only daddies … Continue reading
Why shower today?
I should know to phrase my questions better. Me: Why don’t you guys go upstairs and take a shower? Gavin (7): Because we don’t want to.
Will you hold my ice cream?
Celeste and Gavin are eating soft ice cream at the carnival. Celeste: Daddy, will you hold my ice cream when I go on the ride? Me: You sure you trust me to not eat it? Celeste: Mommy, will you hold … Continue reading
We’re at the swimming pool, and the kids want me to play battleship with them in the water. Celeste (10): Daddy, come be on my ship. It has marshmallows and unicorns. Gavin (7): No, Daddy, come on mine. I have … Continue reading
I miss school!
TVs, marshmallows and cats
Celeste (10): Can we go to Barnes & Noble? Karen: Well, I was thinking about going to Wal-Mart to buy the new American Girl movie. Celeste: Really??? Awesome!!! Karen: Celeste! I mentioned it this morning. Where have you been? Celeste: … Continue reading