20 June 2009

Conversation with a Two Year Old

2yo: Mummy, What's datt?

Me: It's the basket for the cutle-

2yo: Mummy, What's datt?

Me: It's the dishwasher baske-

2yo: Mummy, What's datt?

Me: It's the -

2yo: Mummy, What's datt?

Me: SWEETHEART, LISTEN, it's for the cutler-

2yo: Mummy, What's datt?

Me: A meat pie.

2yo: (pause) Meat pie?


Swift Jan said...

Teehee... why exactly is it that they dont wait for the answer?

CynthiaK said...

That made me giggle. :)

Hippomanic Jen said...

Too cute!

Mrs. Tantrum said...

I do this to Bacon...it stops the annoying line of questioning from my future constable immediately. I just hope that this doesn't derail him in his career pursuit of that when a junkie yells "DIRTY TACO" on the side of the road someday!

Nanc Twop said...


and a joke for today

'Your 1st Baby,
Your 2nd Baby,
Your 3rd Baby...'
1st baby: At first sign of a whimper, you cuddle.
2nd You pick her up when crys threaten to wake others.
3rd You teach the 3-yr-old to rewind the mechanical swing.
1st If the pacifier falls on the floor, you boil it.
2nd You rinse it w/ juice from baby's bottle.
3rd You wipe it off on your knee, pop it back in.
1st You change their diaper hourly .
2nd You change'm every 2 to 3 hours, if needed.
3rd You wait til you see it sagging to their knees.
1st You take him to BabyGym, BabyArt, & StoryHour.
2nd You take your infant to Mommy & Me.
3rd You take baby to the market and the cleaners.
1st First time w/ a sitter, you call home 5 times.
2nd You leave a number where you can be reached.
3rd Your instructions: call only if she sees blood.
1st You spend hours just gazing at the baby.
2nd You make sure toddler doesn't poke baby.
3rd You spend a bit of every day hiding from the kids.
1st Baby1 swallows a coin, you rush to hospital.
2nd child swallows a coin? You wait for coin to pass.
3rd child does it, you deduct it from his allowance.