Sunday, December 19, 2010


S's version:

Eenie meanie miney moe
Catch a tiger, bite his toe
when he hollers
Let me go!
Eenie meanie miney moe.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Logical Associations

It snowed here. I stayed home in the morning to miss most of the traffic, ice, whatever crazy drivers are out there. I went in that afternoon.

S: Where Mommy go?
Daddy: She went to work. I think she'll be home pretty soon, she wanted to get here before dark.
S: Okay. That way her not freeze

Tuesday, December 7, 2010


We have just started the dreaded why phase. Last night we went out and got a Christmas tree.
S: "Mommy, what that man doing my Christmas tree?"
Me: "Cutting off the bottom so it can get water."
S: "Why?"
Me: "So the needles don't fall off."
S: "Why?"
Me: "Because I don't want needles all over the floor."
S: "Why?"
Me: .....

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Conversations with 2 year olds

"Mommy, I no like my diaper."
"Well, you need to be potty trained to not wear a diaper."
"I not potty trained."
"Yes, so, you wear a diaper."
"But Mommy, I no like my diaper."


Wednesday, June 30, 2010


Stephen runs down the driveway at full-tilt. Nana says "Whoa Hoss! Slow down!" Stephen stops, turns around and says "I no hoss, I just Stephen."

Friday, June 25, 2010

Animal Names

Elephant = Eff-eff
Lion, Tiger, etc = Roar
Koala bear = Plalalala bear
Gorilla = Plalalala
Horse = Neigh
Alligator = Na
Pig = Wee-wee (now a pig)
Dolphin = Dolf-olf
Fish = Sif

Whale = Whale
Bear = Bear
Dog = Dog
Cat = Cat
Bat = Bat
Cow = Cow

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Cute phrases

Phil takes out his computer and starts to work

"Daddy, why you type Nana Ric?"
"I'm not"
Long pause.
"Oh, why you type Aunt Martha?"

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Learning to talk continued

"Mommy, who are you?"

(This is instead of where are you)

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Morning Commute

"WHOA! Big Truck!
I see big truck.
I see big bus!
I see car."

Monday, April 26, 2010

Country Music Marathon

I have a lot more to say about this race, but how can I not post this video that my friend Kim took of me running on the course.
I have the best friends ever.

Monday, March 22, 2010

I ride choo choo

It's been awhile since I've updated. We have had a lot of developments in the land of toddlerhood. We went to Disney World this year. Needless to say I think S had a good time and LOVED riding the train around the Magic Kingdom.

His development of language skills is speeding along. I'm constantly amazed at the different words he knows. We've been working on the letters and he has most of them down with a few problems (T and I are pretty similar when you think about it).