Thursday, December 23, 2010

Biblical Correctness

DS9 is concerned that in our nativity scene the wise men are arriving from the west rather than the east.

Monday, December 20, 2010

Chewing Gum

"Whenever I chew gum, I feel like I'm a bad guy in a movie, and I have to smack." (DD5)

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Men's Fashion

As we were leaving Mens Warehouse, DS9 looked skeptically at a manequin and said, "Is that a purse or a European shoulder bag?"

Monday, November 22, 2010

Terms of Agreement

DD5 agreed to play pirates with DS9 only if she could be a princess pirate who always does ballet.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Travelling Games

Question #1: Who was the first man to walk on the moon? 

DD4: God? 

Us: No... 

DD4: Jesus?

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Equal Rights

Upon seeing Joe Pool Lake, DS9 announced, "This lake is man-made." 

Offended, DD5 countered, "Huh-uh! It's for girls, too!"

Sunday, October 3, 2010


"Is bread carbohydrated?"

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

10 Commandments

"Mom! She's using your name in vain!" said DD4 of DD5

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Verbal Instructions

"I believe you, but I don't understand a word you just said." (DD5's response when I was explaining how to draw a cube.)

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

A Complement?

"Mom, you're not fat enough to be on Biggest Loser yet."(DS9)

Monday, September 6, 2010

Duck, Duck, Goose

DD5 and DD4 are playing Duck, Duck, Goose -- just the two of them. While DD5 is it, DD4 is sitting on the floor waving her hand wildly, "Pick me! Pick me!"

Tuesday, August 24, 2010


"I feel like such a rock star in this outfit." (DD11)

Wednesday, August 11, 2010


"This looks really gross, but it's actually the best thing in the world," said DS9 of the meatloaf Steven made us for dinner.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Words of Affirmation

"Mom, can you tell me about how good I've been today?"asked DD5 as I was tucking her into bed.

The Devil

"The Devil is the biggest brat ever."(DD5)

Monday, July 26, 2010


I'm listening to DD5 explain to DD3 what poop is. Apparently it has something to do with potatoes.

Thursday, July 1, 2010


DS9: "I have two words for you: down stairs." 

Dad: "I think that's one word." 

DS9: "Alright, I'll say it twice: 'Downstairs Downstairs.'"

Thursday, June 24, 2010


When faced with accusations of physically and verbally mistreating DS9, DD5 claimed, "I don't remember any of that... but I do remember saying I'm sorry."

Friday, May 28, 2010


"So, Mom, is an orange called an orange because of the color orange, or is the color orange called orange because of the orange?"(DS9)

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Brain Freeze

DS9 finished his snow cone and exclaimed with dismay, "Even though I tried my best, I STILL didn't get a brain-freeze!" 

Sometimes I just don't get that kid.

Friday, May 21, 2010

Theme Song

"You can't kill me! I have my own theme song!" exclaimed DS9 as he played his Indiana Jones Lego game on the Wii.

Monday, April 26, 2010

Mom's Birthday

"Mom, for your birthday you should get something nice for yourself... like the Touch 'N Brush!" (DS9)

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Under the Weather

"I have a horse in my throat,"

Saturday, April 17, 2010

History Lessons

"Mom, in history we are studying what life was like when you were a kid!"

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Love of Words

"REPETITION! I love that word! Repetition! Repetition! Repetition!" (DS9)

Friday, March 26, 2010

Indentured Servitude

"Do you ever remember a time when we were little and Mom and Dad did the dishes?" asked DS9 to DD10 while they were doing dishes.  "Neither do I."

Sunday, March 14, 2010

His Latest Song

DS8 just sang the first line from his latest song. It starts off: "I am a creepy New York citizen, and I have a creepy dog." 

I think it could be a hit.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

5th Birthday

"Remember when I had a little kid voice?" asked DD5 as she reminisced about the last five years.

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Playing House

DD4 & DD3 are playing house. I just heard DD3 as the mom say, "Dear Jesus, please don't let my baby die. In Jesus' name, Amen." 

Apparently it's a tense day in their make-believe world.

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Hot Soup

"Mommy, my soup is too hot. Would you blow it up, please?"

Friday, January 15, 2010

A Little Insulation

DD4 insisted on wearing pants under her dress this morning. When I asked why, she explained, "So my teachers wont hear me toot."

Monday, January 4, 2010

Being a Grown-Up is Better

Why it's better to be a grown-up than a kid (by DD4): 
  1. You get to stay up way later. 
  2. You can ride roller coasters. 
  3. You can make whatever you want for dinner. 
  4. You can tell kids what to do.
Yep. She's pretty much summed it up.