Friday, January 14, 2011

Friday Funnies: Literally Speaking

Talking to a toddler is a lot like talking to a foreigner  new to the English language – they take everything literally.

Tuesday, January 11 – I was changing Charlotte’s diaper downstairs when I heard some banging around upstairs.  I immediately wondered what Bailey was getting into.  I finished changing Charlotte, and then she and I walked over to the stairs to investigate what Bailey was doing.  As we were walking down the hall, I noticed that Trenton was nowhere around.  Uh-oh, Bailey must not be the only one upstairs!  I yell for Trenton, and he walks over to the top of the stairs just as Charlotte and I are getting to the bottom.  I tell Trenton that he is NOT supposed to be going upstairs by himself.  He looks over, points at his sidekick, and exclaims, “Bay!!!”.  Okay, the kid got me; he was not by himself!

Wednesday, January 12 – CAUTION: If your toddler smears oatmeal all over his hands, do not tell him to wipe up.  He will take you literally and wipe the oatmeal up into his hair!

Definitely not a dull moment in this house!

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