Archive for the ‘ Health ’ Category

First Aid

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

My daughter pointed to a bleeding scratch and said to me, “Mama, I need a bandage. I am leaking.”

Ruby, 2

Shelley Devin; Houston, TX

Image: Mother cleaning wound via Shutterstock.

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Little Brainiac

Monday, November 11th, 2013

My daughter was discussing various body parts and what they do. She said, “My eyes are for seeing, my nose is for smelling and my mouth is for eating.” When I asked what her brain is for, she replied, “Oh that! It just rolls around in my head.”

Harper, 3

Sarah Chigro; Denver, CO

Image: Little girl has an idea via Shutterstock.

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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

Image: Mom and daughter washing hands via Shutterstock.

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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

Image: Woman running on treadmill via Shutterstock.

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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

Image: Girl blowing nose in bed via Shutterstock.

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