I wrote about the funny things my kids said as toddlers during Thanksgiving weekend two years ago. Here are a few of the things we remembered:
Do you remember the TV shows, “Kids Say the Darndest Things” or Art Linkletter in “House Party?” I forgot about these shows for decades until I was reminiscing with my kids about the funny things they would say as young kids.
A couple years ago, the four of us–me, hubby and two kids–sat together in a booth at a local restaurant and reminisced about the funny things they said as little kids. We laughed so hard we were literally crying and in convulsions.
Here are three funny things my kids said (at least I think they’re funny and hope you do too!)
When my daughter was born, my son, who was age three talked with Grandpa on the phone. “What do you think of your little sister?” Grandpa asked.
After a few moments, deep in thought, my son answered, “Well she’s got no hair, no teeth and no penis!”
When my daughter was four or five, she wanted to go over to her best friend’s house to play during the holidays. Her best friend was Orthodox Jewish, so she asked if it was okay to come over or “were they still celebrating the Holocaust?”
Yikes. I think she meant Hanukkah.
When my daughter was an infant and my son three years old, we had a 16-year-old babysitter join us for a week at the beach. I remember getting the baby out of the car at the park and watching my son with two hands on the babysitter’s bikini-clad boobs. I said something like “What are you doing?” or “That’s not acceptable.” He turned to me and said, “I just want to watch them bounce. Yours don’t do that.”
Out of the mouth of babes. Yes, he was right.…
Sitting in the restaurant wiping tears from my eyes over the funny things our kids said, my son buried his head in his scarf, unbelievably embarrassed. To me, however, it was a night to remember.
What funny things did your kids say when they were toddlers?