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But, until living with a three-year-old 24-7, I never realized that the hilarity is so frequent. Kids not only say the darndest things, they say them all the time.
So, today I'm going to share with you a few of my favorite Little Spaghetti moments from the past couple weeks. Short story-style because most of them need no further commentary.
We were in the car and that song by Far East Movement came on, "Like a G6." Little Spaghetti started singing along, mostly just indiscernible sounds and not real words.
Until the chorus, when he started singing loudly and clearly, "Like a cheese stick, like a cheese stick!"
He woke up from his nap a few weeks screaming.
I ran into his room and asked him what was wrong. "Mommy! Help! I ate a Fraggle!" he said.
I guess that's a perfectly reasonable assumption
We were leaving the store and driving out of the parking lot. There were some pigeons on the road in front of us. Little Spaghetti said, "Mom, are you going to run over those birds?"
"No," I responded, "it would kill them if I ran over them."
"Why?" he asked...because he's three.
"Our car is big and heavy, and those birds are small. There's no way they could take on a car like this," I explained.
"Well..." he said, "they're just going to have to eat lots of foods to grow bigger and stronger. They need to eat more clouds!"
You can never have too many compliments
Little Spaghetti was drawing outside with chalk, but after a few minutes he came back in, saying it was too cold out.
"Wait here," I said, "I've got something that might help." I went downstairs, knowing that we had an easel that's a chalkboard on one side. It was still packed - like half of the stuff we own - and buried in the storage room in the basement.
He saw me coming up the stairs with the chalkboard, and shouted, "Mom! You're a genius!" Hey, I'll take it.
As long as you never call me that in public
One of Little Spaghetti's favorite movies is Despicable Me. Consequently, when he wants something, he now says, "Minion! Get me some water!"