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Cashing In on the College Life

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

beerMy husband works at a university, and one night the whole family went to the campus dining hall for dinner. As my husband was filling up the kids’ sippy cups with water from the self-serve drink dispenser, my daughter looked up and asked “Daddy, which one is for beer?”

Stephanie, 3

Megan Taylor; Coventry, RI

Image: Beer via Shutterstock.

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Brain Power

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

boy coloringThe other night, I told my son it was time to go to bed. He replied, “I still have 4 percent of my brain left—just enough to draw another picture before I have to go to bed.”

Javan, 6

Kate Gordon; Pittsburgh, PA

Image: Baby coloring via Shutterstock.


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History Lessons

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

mom and child readingMy son was looking at a dinosaur picture book when he asked, “Did the dinosaurs come before or after the naked people?”

Sean, 4

Necole Ray; Birmingham, AL

Image: Mom and child reading via Shutterstock.

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Attack of the Allergies

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

algae in aquariumOur daughter recently learned about algae at preschool. Later, while watching our pet goldfish swimming in the fishbowl at home, she stated seriously, “You really need to clean Dorothy’s fishbowl and get rid of the allergies!”

Lyla, 4

Noelle Morgan; Croton-on-Hudson, NY

Image: Algae in aquarium via Shutterstock.

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Spelling Sis

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

girl wearing "big sister" shirtOur daughter was looking down at the words on her new shirt that read “Big Sister.” Elena proudly told us, “I know how to spell the word sister. It’s R-E-T-S-I-S.”

Elena, 4

Todd MacFadden; Brookline, MA

Image: Girl wearing “Big Sister” shirt via Shutterstock by martellostudio.

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