Caleb: I'm going to carry this. (Clutching the container of Haggan Daaz Caramel Cone ice cream to his chest.) Marie: No, you're going to carry this for me. (Handing him the bag full of ice cream I just paid for.) C: Yeah, well I guess it's the least I can do... I mean the most I can do, since ... Read More about It’s the most I can do (a Calebism)
Caleb: Mom, I have hair growing on my toes. Me: Oh, really? (struggling to stifle giggles) C: Yeah! Big black hairy toes! Why is that happening?! M: Because you're going through puberty. C: Nooooo! I don't want to go through puberty. M: What? Sure you do. C: No, I ... Read More about Why is there hair on my toes!? (a Calebism)
30 seconds after being put to bed... Charlotte: (whining) "My bwankie... I need my bwankie!" Shane: (big sigh) "You're up already?! Well, go look for it in the living room." Charlotte: (whimpering) "Okay..." 10 seconds later... Charlotte: (whining) "It's not in the living room... it's ... Read More about Where’s the blankie and other stories
Caleb is reading The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin. Me: Do you know what a minnow is? C: No. Me: It's a little fish. C: Are they dangerous? Me: No. C: Do they have teeth that are really sharp? Me: No. C: Do they have spines on their back with poison in them? Me: No. Can we move ... Read More about How to make The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin more exciting
Charlotte: Winga! Winga!! Me: Winga? What are you saying?! Charlotte: Come 'ere! Winga!! Shane: Swing. She wants to ride in the swing. You really can't understand her? Me: Swing? Charlotte: Yeah! Winga! A little ... Read More about You Really Can’t Understand Her?