Kid Quotes: Overheard Moments and Conversations

Exuberance after setting up an elaborate play scape: Emma (8 years old): Ready, set, play! Eight-year-old Emma talking to six-year-old Johnny Emma: I’m going to check the mail and then we need to work out a plan to save the universe. Johnny: Why do we need to save the universe? Emma: Because the sun is […]

Kid Quotes: What Should I Dream About?

Johnny (five years old): What should I dream about so I don’t have scary dreams? Mama: How about puppies and kittens? Johnny: But if I dream about kittens, I might dream about them scratching me with their claws. Mama: Maybe you can dream about kittens who had their claws removed. Johnny: What? How would that […]

Kid Quotes: So Many Good Things

My kids are great at saying clever and funny things when I need a laugh. Here are a few favorite recent kid quotes! Seven-year-old Emma, on a day when she was being especially helpful: Mama, why do you think I’m doing so many good things today? Hoping the kids won’t wake up the baby… Mama: […]