kids say the funniest things

FICKLE FRIENDS

Me, to Lil Sis earlier tonight: ‘Right! Time for bed; say goodnight to your sister.’Big Sis, wailing loudly: ‘No, Mummy, don’t take Bubba! I love…

COOL THINGS ABOUT BEING A PARENT…

COOL THINGS ABOUT BEING A PARENT…

… when the sunlight refracting through a glass candle holder on your windowsill becomes a magical bath rainbow! 

WASH YOUR MOUTH OUT!

The other day I served up dinner for the girls.  Moments later, Big Sis ran through the kitchen singing: ‘F**k, f**k, f**k! It’s hot!!!’After picking my…

HOW DID I GET SO LUCKY?

HOW DID I GET SO LUCKY?

Picking up Big Sis from school on Friday, I noticed she had a little bag of meringues in her book bag. They often bake little biscuits…

HEAD / BRICK WALL

Me, to Big Sis: ‘Would you like a sandwich?’Big Sis, to me: ‘Yes please, Mummy, with butter on it!’Me, to Big Sis: ‘Sorry, sweetheart, we…

GOBBY GIFT

Big Sis, to me: ‘Mummy, I made you a special card!’ Presents me with a piece of cardboard, with lots of colourful paper stuck to…

MY LITTLE TEA LEAF

Earlier tonight, I walked in the lounge to find Lil Sis looking guilty…Me, sternly, to Lil Sis: ‘Did you drink some of Mummy’s soft drink?’ Lil…

WHATEVER FLOATS YOUR BOAT

Today Big Sis got invited to a kids’ event I just know she’s going to go crazy for. I decided to keep it a surprise, but…

FIGHTING THE FREEZE

FIGHTING THE FREEZE

It was cold yesterday. Bloody cold. So Lil Sis decided to show some initiative, and shield her fingers from those freezing winds. This is what she…

CRINGE.

Picking my eldest up from school, her teacher came over, with a smile on her face. ‘Big Sis made me laugh today,’ she started. ‘Did she..?’ I…

NO BEES PLEASE!

NO BEES PLEASE!

Big Sis, to me, yesterday: ‘Mummy, you were very naughty today.’ Me, to Big Sis: ‘Why’s that?’‘You put honey in my sandwich.’‘I thought you liked honey?’‘No,…

DIRTY GIRL

Big Sis to me: ‘Mummy, can I have some water please; I’m filthy.’ Puzzled, I replied: ‘But you’ve just had a bath, how can you be…

PUT IN MY PLACE

Me, to Big Sis: ‘I love you.’Big Sis, to Me: ‘I love you too.’Me, to Big Sis: ‘I love you more.’Big Sis, to Me: ‘I…

WASH YOUR MOUTH OUT, MUMMY!

Buckling the girls into the car earlier today, I dropped my phone on the ground. ‘Oh… Fudgesticks!‘ I muttered.‘No Mummy,’ Big Sis corrected me.  ‘Don’t say…

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