My littlest urchin used too much toilet paper and stopped up the plumbing. Not knowing how to fix the problem, she took the next-best step: ("Do not go in. Caution.)© Jennifer Linney | bug and the sweet banana A Riddle, Wrapped in a Mystery, Inside Pink Tulle Maiden In a Tower, Maiden On a Throne
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"Well, french fries are made from tortillas, so . . . " my little girl who was born in Texas professed over dinner."Tortillas? French fries are made from potatoes, love, not tortillas.""What?!" Mind: Blown. "All these years, I thought they were from tortillas."All these years. All seven of 'em. © Jennifer Linney | bug and the sweet banana A Refined Palate Risky Business Old Soul
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I'm not feeling well and asked Connor and Natalie to treat me gently this afternoon.
"Why don't you feel well?" Connor asked.
"My head aches. My joints hurt. My eyes hurt. I'm tired."
"It sounds like 'Arthur eye dis,'" Dr. Natalie professed.
"How do you know about arthritis?" Has she been reading medical journals?
"Well, not much. Just that old people have it, and it makes their backs hurt."
"I don't think that's it," Connor countered. "For one, Mommy didn't say anything about her back hurting."
What? Not a word about the "old people" part, buddy?
"I think Mommy is just Seriously Wrong," he decided.
I, for one, hope that Seriously Wrong is curable. © Jennifer Linney | bug and the sweet banana Scrumbles
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It's always a good idea to check children's homework: © Jennifer Linney | bug and the sweet banana Charm School Damn Misunderstanding An Angel Underneath, Innocent and Sweet
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