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Laundry Time

Friday, October 25th, 2013

When my son turned five, I told him that he was old enough to start putting his laundry away. While teaching him how to fold and where things went, he asked, “How old does Daddy have to be before he learns to put away his clothes?”

Clay, 5

Jen Nicholson; Williston, VT

Image: Mother and son doing laundry via Shutterstock.

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Showered With Affection

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

woman after showerAs I was getting out of the shower, my son came into the bathroom and gave me a kiss. Then, he pointed to my shoulder and said, “Your hug is all wet!”

Jaden, 2

Elizabeth DiBagno; Yadkinville, NC

Image: Woman after shower via Shutterstock.

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Sticky Fingers

Monday, September 30th, 2013

boy with dirty fingersMy son had just finished eating when I noticed that his hands were miraculously clean. I asked him if he wiped his fingers on his pajamas instead of the napkin. He replied, “No, I wiped them on the chair.”

Oliver, 3

Kim Andresen; Lake Placid, NY

Image: Boy with dirty fingers via Shutterstock.

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Peeking Under the Hood

Friday, September 13th, 2013

toiletI heard my daughter lifting the lid off the toilet tank and reminded her not to play in the potty. She said, “It’s okay, Mom. I’m just checking out the engine!”

McKenna, 4

Sarah Luptak; Pleasant Hill, MO

Image: Toilet via Shutterstock.

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Wishing Star Woes

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

boy sleepingMy son wat watching TV when the song “Wish Upon a Star” came on during a commercial. He then told me that he didn’t want to wish upon a star because then his dreams would come true. When I asked what was wrong with that, he replied, “I have a lot of bad dreams.”

Etahn, 4

Lea Ann Hungerford; Fairfield, IL

Image: Boy sleeping via Shutterstock.

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