Kid Quotes: Talkative Girls

Johnny uses tape to create dramatic play scenes with his cars

Johnny using tape to create dramatic play scenes with his cars

Bandaid psychology – Lily, examining two small scabs on her arm:
I need two bandaids. One here and one here. Because then I will have no more scrapes.

Looking at our bookshelves
Emma: Why do grown-ups have all these books, and they never read them?

Talking to Mike about crafting with recyclables:
Emma: Dada, did you know that we play with trash all day?!

Lily, singing:
Twinkle, twinkle, little star,
How I know my ABCs.
Next time won’t you stay in your own bed,
Stay in your bed all night long,
Twinkle, twinkle, little star,
How I wonder what you are.
Up a diamond in the sky,
Twinkle, twinkle, little star,
How I wonder what you are.

MaryAnne lives in Silicon Valley with her Stanford professor husband Mike and their four children. She writes about parenting through education, creativity, and play. Mama Smiles - Joyful Parenting is a space to share crafts, hands on learning activities, and family outings that enrich lives and bring families together.

18 thoughts on “Kid Quotes: Talkative Girls”

  1. I love these quotes! Thank you for sharing, Mary Anne! Btw, the Zauggs have been transferred to Vienna for the rest of their mission. How is K doing? Does she live closeby?

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