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Started by FionaD on Mar 8, 2011 10:52:11 AM
Kids = Nutters

I've always loved this thread, so do let's keep it up.

FionaD - 08 Mar 2011 10:52:37 (#1 of 11923)

S's new insult: "You rhubarb-flavoured cinammon goat!"

Sorcha65 - 08 Mar 2011 12:06:16 (#2 of 11923)

D has taken to lying across the stairs ostentatiously. When asked what he's doing, he replies 'breathing practice'.

TinyIde - 10 Mar 2011 13:53:30 (#3 of 11923)

Following a recent trip to a Sainsbury's that wasn't our usual one, I made a comment in the car on the way home about how busy it was and how all the customers in that particular branch seemed really old.

My 7 year old son replied 'Yes, it was absolutely 'infested' with old people'

SonOfaCyniK - 10 Mar 2011 14:27:48 (#4 of 11923)

I'd forgotten that threads like this were wiped out. Sigh.

ragdoll - 10 Mar 2011 15:55:46 (#5 of 11923)

Can't remember if I ever got around to posting this on the old thread - the inevitable result of my 3 year old nephew getting fed up with being called names such as (the real name equivalent of) Nephster, Nephy-Neph-Neph and so on. 'I'm not Nephster, I'm Nephew' etc.

Me - Hello handsome!

Nephew - I'm not handsome, I'm Nephew.

Also, as he was enjoying himself digging and faffing on a freezing beach last Saturday, watched by assorted adoring but tired and cold family members, just about holding on to their patience because we did promise time on the beach, he voiced our thoughts with:

We could be here FOR EVER!

Such joyful innocence. One of us actually did laugh until we cried.

I was having a particularly bad day, OK?

salvmaca - 11 Mar 2011 10:09:49 (#6 of 11923)

Nephew - I'm not handsome, I'm Nephew.

That reminds me of the short period when my daughter decided that she didn't want to be called by her name, she wanted to be called "Big Girl" - she was about 3 years old as well.

HelenDamnation - 11 Mar 2011 10:37:44 (#7 of 11923)

TinyNeff was a dog called Derek for quite a while at about 3. Wouldn't answer to anything else (& was quite unreasonably excited when I put him on a lead).

RoseRed - 11 Mar 2011 14:01:47 (#8 of 11923)

I'm not quite sure whether this is a brag or an example of nutterdom, but I love the amount of use that teeny tiny children get out of their very limited beginner vocabularies.

Crowbaby looked at a lampshade with a lot of concentration yesterday, and wanted to tell me about it, but had no idea what it was called. So he thoiught a bit, then smiled and pointed with excitement calling out and signing "Star Hat! Star HAT!". I think that a small part of me will always think of lampshades as star hats from now on.

Sorcha65 - 11 Mar 2011 14:06:09 (#9 of 11923)

That is very sweet.

D, similarly, refers to the arms of the sofa as the 'handles'.

Lunabelly - 11 Mar 2011 14:42:47 (#10 of 11923)

Eli has a wonderful range of faces that he pulls, and knows exactly when to roll his eyes, smirk, etc...but last night, his nuttiness hit new heights when he raced up the stairs ahead of my, threw himself onto my bed, tucked himself in, said "nunight" then pretended to be asleep, complete with snores. He's not even two yet, and yet he's the funniest person in the world, ever.

ragdoll - 11 Mar 2011 15:09:34 (#11 of 11923)

The neph and I had a good chat about why sofas had arms, and we spent some time looking for legs. Sadly grandma and grandad's sofa only has wheels, no legs. Not even feet.

Fatjack55 - 11 Mar 2011 15:22:05 (#12 of 11923)

# 8: Jackbaby at 2-ish referred to anything she liked to eat or drink as "nice", and the primary colours were named after the Tellytubbies.

Carrots were "Po nice", orange juice was "LaLa nice", broccoli and other green vegetables were "Dipsy nice".

Gravy however was "poo nice", which caused raised eyebrows from the grandparents.

stochata - 11 Mar 2011 17:23:46 (#13 of 11923)

D, similarly, refers to the arms of the sofa as the 'handles'.

I don't know how Z picked it up, but she did pick up "bannister" very early. So our sofa has bannisters!

stochata - 11 Mar 2011 17:25:49 (#14 of 11923)

Carrots were "Po nice"

Odd coloured carrots in your household ;-)

VinceNoir - 11 Mar 2011 17:30:46 (#15 of 11923)

And orange juice.

Nipper 1 saw a picture of R2-D2 and C-3PO for the first time today and said "me and daddy".

Cheers son, you have reduced me to the Louie Spence of robots.

BellaFiga - 11 Mar 2011 17:32:11 (#16 of 11923)

So he thoiught a bit, then smiled and pointed with excitement calling out and signing "Star Hat! Star HAT!".

This is pretty much my approach to speaking French.

stochata - 11 Mar 2011 17:39:27 (#17 of 11923)

Ah... double post. I thought Johhny had managed to prevent that. Worth reporting on the Bugs Thread.

Baggers - 11 Mar 2011 18:23:42 (#18 of 11923)

A asked today 'When is your dad's birthday?' Then, 'Can I have it (the birthday) as he has died?'

brouhahaha - 11 Mar 2011 20:58:29 (#19 of 11923)

Loving the C3PO/daddy conflation.

lucicle - 12 Mar 2011 19:03:23 (#20 of 11923)

I've just been playing I Spy with T. She suggested Armadillo Farmer (which apparently begins with U).

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