Tuesday, January 28, 2014

He Said, She Said

"Mom, these are my fast running socks!"

Xander loves to see the "new baby"....especially at the worst moments...

Xander, at Mass: Open your belly!
Me: No, not now.
Xander (putting his hand down my shirt): Open it!  I want to see new baby!
Me: Later.
(He proceeds to lean in for what I assume is a hug, but turns out to be a shoulder bite)
Me: Ow, you just hurt Mommy!
Xander (as he's pulling my shirt off my shoulder): Show me the booboo, I kiss it!
Me: No, not now.
Xander: You feeling shy, Mom?
Me: Yup. Now shhhh.
Xander (whispering): I tell you a secret.  You are really pretty.

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Eamon: Mom, I made up a joke!
Me: OK, tell me!
Eamon: What song would a cow and jaguar sing?
Me: ?
Eamon: I got the mooos like jaguar, I got the moos like jaguar, I got the moooOOOOoooos like jaguar.

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When Xander goes to timeout, he's allowed to get up when the microwave timer beeps.  The other day, the fridge was beeping because someone left the door ajar...

Xander: Who's in timeout?  Timeout's over now!  I in charge!

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Kids: Xander's a big boy now!!!!
(Much yelling and jumping around ensues)
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The kids had to dress up country western style today for Catholic Schools Week...

Me: Maggie, do you want pigtails or braids for your cowgirl outfit?
Maggie (who's still deathly scared of braids): Real cowgirls wore ponytails.
Me: I'm going to do pigtails.
Maggie: But then I won't look like a real cowgirl!
Andrew: Well, real cowgirls don't wear dresses.
Maggie: The cute ones do!

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Eamon: Why do they call us cowboys if we ride horses?  Shouldn't they call us horseboys?

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Alexander comes into my bedroom banging on his drum...
Me: Xander, why do you have to play your drum soooo early?
Xander: Cuz I feelin' the beat!


{Linking up with Rosie and her funny kids!}

12 comments:

  1. Clever Eamon! and I love Xander's "I in charge!" Dream on, little guy. ;)

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  2. First of all, that is a hilarious joke! The jokes my kids make up make absolutely no sense!

    Also, I hate the theme dress days for Catholic schools week. There, I said it. It is so much work for 5 kids and then I never have enough theme stuff to go around and they end up looking like hobos anyway. We also have a Hoe Down theme this year, but I have until tomorrow to pull it together.

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  3. Your kids always say the cutest things! And now I know why I'm such a slow runner....it must be my socks!

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  4. Got to love a boy who kisses the booboos he causes and calls you pretty.
    Points to Eamon for the excellent question.

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  5. Oh my gosh, I've never met him but I'm in love with Xander.

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    1. I met him... and I'm in love with him too!

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  6. Phew. I'm so glad to know I'm not the only one who takes toilet pictures. Maggie. She's got it ALL figured out!

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  7. That is an awesome joke! Eamon totally wins.

    And Xander! He is so funny - clearly his siblings taught him well :)

    Cecilia was anti-braids for so long, but ever since a character in her favorite book (The Trouble with Trolls) wore her hair in braids, she's a liiiittle bit more willing to let me braid her hair :)

    Thanks for linking up!

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  8. Maggie's comments always make me laugh! Sounds like something I would have said!

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