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Mommy’s Mustache

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

mom and daughter washing handsDuring potty training, I would take my daughter into the bathroom with me to sit on her potty. As I stood to pull up my pants, Alexa pointed and asked, “Is that your mustache?”

Alexa, 2

Christina O’Brien; Great Valley, NY

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Night Owl

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

mom and baby sleepingDuring the first weeks after her baby sister was born, our daughter said, “Babies must be nocturnal because she sleeps during the day and is awake at night.”

Alisha Cudaback; Riverdale, NB

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Birthday Banter

Friday, October 18th, 2013

birthday cupcakeAround her 9th birthday, my daughter announced, ”I really need to enjoy next year—it’s the last year of my childhood. Then I become a tween.”

Isabella, 9

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Whipped Into Shape

Friday, October 18th, 2013

woman running on treadmillMy daughter asked me why I exercise, and I explained I did it to get in shape. She said, “Oh, I want to be a rectangle.”

Megan, 3

Sara Wildner; Cincinnati, OH

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Edible Allergies

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

girl blowing nose in bedKaline is familiar with her older sister’s allergies. So when her sister commented that one of her classmates can’t peanut butter because she’s allergic to it, Kaline added, “And you can’t eat dust or cats.”

Kaline, 5

Tina-Marie Adams; Chicago, IL

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