Monday, December 3, 2012

"Waiting for Christmas"

We had just finished putting up the Christmas tree.

Shannon, age 4, sighing, "We are still waiting for Christmas."

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Congratulation day

While playing the game of Life,

Taylor, age 8, "It's Congratulation Day!"

Mom, "You mean Graduation Day?"

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Great idea!

Shannon, age 3, "Mom, this is a great idea. Eating"

Saturday, June 16, 2012

All by myself

Shannon, age 3, "Daddy, I made a big poop all by myself!"


The kids were rough housing in the front room. All of a sudden, there's a huge crash, and Shannon starts crying.
Mom,"Did you break something?"
Shannon, age 3, "Yes. My head!"

Monday, May 28, 2012


Elizabeth, age 6, "This is a splendid toy!"

WHERE did she learn that word?!

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Life Will Change

H-girl (6) to Mom (30):  When you're 31, life will change because I'll be older then and will help out like I don't do now.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

No, not ever!

Shannon, age 3, "You know what this story is about?"
Mama, "The fact that you can't sit still?"
Shannon, "No! Not ever."

Friday, April 27, 2012


Taylor, age 8, (angrily) "You said you wouldn't kiss me!"

Elizabeth, age 6, "I said I wouldn't kiss you on the cheek or the lips."

Thursday, April 19, 2012


Dad, "If anything touches your brain, I'm going to be worried."
Elizabeth, age 6, "Like a telephone pole, yeah!"

Tuesday, February 7, 2012


While praying for a family member, Elizabeth, age 6, "And bless Carli in Purpletello."

It should have been Pocatello....