Tuesday, October 21, 2008

What they have to say while riding in the car...

On the way to school on Monday:
Bracken: Mom?
Me: What?
Bracken: I'm not sure what I should be when I grow up, so could you decide for me?
Abbie: I'm going to be a butterfly when I grow up.
Bracken (exasperated): Abbie!  You CANNOT be a butterfly when you grow up, you are a human.
Abbie: Yes I can. I will just go to the butterfly store and buy my wings.

After school on Monday:
Me: Bracken do other kids in your class wear Crocs?
Bracken: Yeah. A girl does, hers have flowers on them.
Me: What shoes do the other kids wear?  Sneakers?
Bracken: Yeah.
Me: Do you want to wear your sneakers?
Bracken: Sure.  The jumping moose ones?
Me: What jumping moose ones?
Bracken: The brown and white shoes with a jumping moose on them.
Me: Those are not moose, they are Puma's.  A puma is like a cheetah or a leopard.
Bracken: I don't think so mom, they have antlers.
[I have no idea what he is talking about, but I have included a picture of his shoes in case any of you are able to see antlers on his puma's]

On the way home from school on Tuesday:
Abbie: Mom can you change this music to a love song?
Me: A love song?
Abbie: Yeah.
Me: Ok. (I changed the song on the CD to a slower song)
Abbie: No mommy not this one! The one that makes you and Daddy be in love!!
Bracken: I don't want to listen to that one, it makes me feel embarrassed.
[who knew that Aerosmith could elicit such emotion from 3 and 4 year olds?]

Not in the car, but hilarious during dinner last night:
Bracken: What is this stuff you are making me eat? 
Me: Salmon.
Bracken:  What does it taste like?
Me: Just eat it and see.
Bracken: Why do I have to eat it?
Me: Because it is healthy for you.
Bracken: Why is it healthy?
Me: Because it has omega three fatty acids.
Bracken: I don't want fatty asses.
[a little inappropriate but completely hilarious, I don't know how I didn't see that one coming]


Jessie and Taylor Miller said...

I can't wait until I get to have funny conversations with Brody!

Maybe he thinks that the pumas front arms are antlers??

What did you ever decide that Bracken should be when he grows up?

Johnsons of Haymarket said...

That last one had me laughing out loud! You sure have some perceptive little individuals there. And I just LOVE that picture of your daughters curly hair and her tutu!