Kids say the funniest things…and my kid is no exception. I WISH I had taken my mother’s advice (never thought I’d say that!) and write down every single one of Ellie’s funny phrases, but I haven’t. So, I ‘m going to keep track of them on here the best that I can from now on.
~Cullen was crying in his crib one afternoon. I was close and I knew he wasn’t in danger, he just wanted to be held. Ellie ran into his room and turned his light on and said, “There, Cullen, now you can’t be scared of the dark anymore. See, mommy he isn’t crying anymore because he isn’t scared.” Well, if only I had thought of that!!!
~Daddy threw a pillow through the living room to put it back up on the couch. He missed his target and hit one of my picture frames instead. Ellie let out a gasp and looked right at me…then back at him. (yelling) DADDY! That is why we don’t throw in the HOUSE! MOMMY…daddy just made a mistake. He is throwing in the house. But he didn’t mean to. (I asked if Ellie if she thought he needed to go to timeout) No, daddy is sorry and he won’t do it again.
~I must say, “Do you understand me?” A LOT, because now if Ellie does something wrong this is what she says: “Mommy, I just (insert wrongdoing here) I’m sorry mommy, I understand, I understand mommy, I won’t do it again.”
~Eating is a nightmare right now with Ellie…as in, she just doesn’t eat. So, in an effort to
bribe reward her, we offer chocolate chips after she finishes a meal. Now, she comes in and says (groaning), “Oh mommy, my tummy is just so full of _____. (in a chipper voice) Can I have some chocolate chips now!?” Ummm, NO!
~When she wakes up she immediately runs to tell me that she has sugar in her eyes. It’s from the sugar fairy, so Ellie will be sweet all day long!
~I have been trying to teach Ellie how to get out of her new car seat. (I got her the bri.tax frontier 85 and I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE IT!) She really needed a new seat b/c she is so tall and she kept asking for a big girl seat. Now, because I am making her learn how to get out of it on her own she tells me: Mommy, I just can’t. I’m just small, I’m just teeny tiny still.”
~While passing a fast food restaurant a few weeks ago Ellie asked for chicken nuggets and fries. We were in a hurry, so I quickly replied with, “No sweetie, mommy doesn’t have money for that.” Ellie says, “Oh, mommy, I’m so sorry I take all of your money. It’s in my bank for college!” HAHAHAHAHA!!
~If I give in and let her do something out of the ordinary she gets very dramatic and says, “Oh, thank you mommy. I love you mommy. Thanks for being nice to me.” Like I’m not usually nice to her!!!
My little Ellie is one of a kind! A day doesn’t go by without me thanking Him for blessing me with her. One of the greatest loves of my life!