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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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Follow the Yellow Brick Road

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

yellow brick roadWe introduced the movie, Wizard of Oz, to my sons, Jackson and his younger brother, Luke. The boys loved it. One afternoon I came into the family room and found them holding hands and skipping around the room. When I asked them what they were doing, Jackson said, “We are off to see the wizard so we can get Lukie a brain!”

Jackson, 3

Stephanie Huffman; Libertyville, IL

Image: Yellow brick road via Shutterstock.

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Too Much TV

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

girl watching tvMy daughter asked to watch another episode of her favorite television show. I recommended that we do something else because she had already watched too much TV that day. She replied, “I didn’t watch too much TV. We only have one!”

Leyla, 3

Terri Yildirim; Fishers, IN

Image: Girl watching TV via Shutterstock.


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Dating Drama (Toddler Style)

Monday, October 7th, 2013

This little girl has a series of passion-fueled conversations with her imaginary boyfriend, Clint—all with the help of a talking, toy telephone.

(The question still on my mind: Has Clint seen this?)

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A “Haunted” Home

Friday, October 4th, 2013

dad and son carving pumpkinWhen we carved our Halloween pumpkins this year, my son told me that he thought a spider lived inside them. When I asked why, he replied, “Because there are a lot of cobwebs in here!”

Finley, 3

Sarah Graff; Lafayette, CA

Image: Dad and son carving pumpkin via Shutterstock.

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