Category Archives: Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day: Amusing quotes

Paper mills make what?

Driving past a paper mill. Me, “What do you imagine they make there? Paper. They make paper in that building.” Gwen, “And smoke, they make smoke too!”

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Drink?

This question came up at the office today: Do you drink a lot <awkward pause> of coffee?

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No potty here

We are potty-training our 2-year-old. She loves to do the potty dance, and it’s really difficult to distinguish her potty dance from her I’m-excited-about-that-toy dance. It caused some trouble during a trip to Target. But the fun is in what … Continue reading

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Snow White

We were watching Snow White with the girls. After the “Whistle while you work” scene in which Snow White coordinates the activities of a flurry of forest creatures to clean the Seven Dwarves’ home, our 8-year-old observed, “Snow White was rather … Continue reading

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Dress-up time

Our 8-year old and 2-year old were playing dress-up with some Halloween costumes. The old Bride-of-Dracula costume fit the 2-year-old nicely, but I was confused why she was carrying around a sword and dagger. Then all was made clear: “Daddy! I am a … Continue reading

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Animal names when you are two years old

Learning to talk is fun! I am not sure which animal name I like more: Flamingo = Flapinko. Skunk = Stunk. And then there’s: Excuse me = Goosey.

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Frozen food

Me: What’s for dinner? Dawn: What do you feel like? Me: Chinese? Dawn: From a restaurant, or should we run out for some frozen food? The two-year old: Let it go, let it go, don’t hold back anymore. Frozen food … Continue reading

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Chuckletypo

“Momnitor”

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Green juice

A recent fight with our two-year-old went something like this: What do you want to drink? Green juice. Ummmm… we don’t have any green juice. Do you want some milk? No, GREEN juice. Can I get you some water? NO, … Continue reading

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Whose family photos?

We had a photo sitting for some holiday family pictures. While we were there, we bought a few frames of odd-sizes that we’d been missing. Our 7-year old was looking through the frames. “Dad, why did we buy pictures of … Continue reading

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