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28 February 2016 @ 01:00 pm
out of the mouth of babes  
grandma: so you need some i words for school? okay, let's think of some i words. how about... ice.
illinois niece: [giggles] ice cream.
grandma: very good! can you think of any others?
niece: ....i.
grandma: no, that begins with e.
niece: not that you see with, grandma. like [points to self] ME.
grandma: that's right! very good!
niece: igloo.
grandma: there's another.
niece: [thinks]
grandma: it's a hard one, isn't it.
niece: [nods]
grandma: how about... internet. iron. idea. independence. irritating. except some of those are kind of big words. you might not know what they mean, yet. do you know what irritating means?
niece: yes. like this morning with mommy.
 
 
 
Nevarra: oonanevarra on March 2nd, 2016 10:48 am (UTC)
I almost just chortled coffee onto my keyboard. :)

I wish I could capture the things that have fallen out of my kids' and other kids' mouths in a jar. Because they are just TOO perfect.