Thomas (10): “Do you know Michelangelo?”
Me (impressed & intrigued): “…”
Thomas: You know, from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!

Posted on Nov 20, 2016 at 12:13 pm in Arts, TV Comments

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Mama, do you know Donald Trumpet? I voted for the girl! — Taïs, age 6.

Posted on Nov 11, 2016 at 01:01 pm in Life Comments

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Grandma, why can’t I put orange soda in my porridge? — Jori, age 5.

Posted on Oct 17, 2016 at 07:53 pm in Food Comments

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NKL (7): “Dad, vegetables taste reaaally bad, they s*** big time!”
Me: “Why do you talk like this?!”
NKL: Hmm… because I’m honest?

Posted on Oct 02, 2016 at 07:32 am in Food, Words Comments

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Dad, where are his batteries? — my son, after playing for a while with a Jack Russell puppy.

Posted on Sep 19, 2016 at 09:46 am in Animals, Technology Comments

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Liver must be good for vegetarians! — after hearing that liver contains a lot of protein.

Posted on Sep 04, 2016 at 11:30 pm in Food, Science Comments

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Me: “Are you asleep?”
Anna (7): YES!

Posted on Aug 29, 2016 at 10:32 am in Life Comments

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Mommy, mommy, look! A horse! — a 3- or 4-year-old child seeing me walk by with my dog, a Bull Terrier (Target’s mascot).

Posted on Aug 12, 2016 at 05:37 pm in Animals Comments

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NK (7): “Dad, I’m gonna dig a hole in the garden.”
Me: “OK”
NK: “Can I paint it black?”
Me: “Sure!”
NK: Cool! It will suck all the light around and earth will collapse into it because of, you know, gravity.

Posted on Aug 10, 2016 at 12:27 pm in Science Comments

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Me: “Hi baby!”
Louise (2): Me not baby, me LOUISE!

Posted on Aug 09, 2016 at 07:58 am in Life, Words Comments

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My 7-year-old is a terrible singer. In order to increase his interest in singing, I show him several astonishing Britain’s Got Talent performances: kids singing, opera singers, gospel choruses. His eyes sparkle, he’s thrilled. Then he turns to me and says: Daaad! When I grow up… I want to become Simon Cowell!

Posted on Aug 05, 2016 at 09:36 am in Arts, TV Comments

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Not my favorite! — Aidan (9 years old tomorrow)’s answer when he doesn’t like or want what is being offered; Trump included.

Posted on Aug 04, 2016 at 03:27 pm in Life Comments

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I’m the best at dyslexia — Rick, age 9.

Posted on Aug 02, 2016 at 05:14 pm in School Comments

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My daughter (4) who’s very fond of my new husband: “Are you going to divorce him?”
Me: “Of course not, why do you ask?”
My daughter: Because I would never find another mother as nice as you!

Posted on Jul 27, 2016 at 10:13 pm in Family Comments

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I ask my 10-year-old daughter if her room is clean. She answers: Depends on who’s judging.

Posted on Jul 19, 2016 at 05:52 pm in Chores Comments

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