“When I grow up, I’m going to be a kindergartener.” –Emily
I was cleaning out the car because it seems like a mouse has made a nest in the air conditioning, and Emily was wondering why I was doing what I was doing.
Me: You like mice?
Emily: No, I don’t like mice, but I like mouses!
Molly: What’s that smell? Skunk?
(Note, it was the dogs so chances are it wasn’t pepperoni….)
We had a great Memorial Day weekend in Beech Mountain, NC with Austin’s family. Each year it keeps getting better and better with the kids more self-sufficiently playing with each other. This year was especially great because there was a good outdoor space around the house we rented so the kids could independently explore a little creek, gather treasures, and other important things like that.
Some highlights included walking to a waterfall in the pouring rain, walking to a different waterfall on a gorgeous day, playing tennis with Tucker, enjoying a fun rope playground, painting tea sets, a cousin outdoor treasure sale, and much more.
“When I grow up I want a big sandwich.” –Emily
[Keep dreaming big, girl!]
New this week…
Throwing a tantruming kid with only underwear on into the car because she refused to put on clothes and the big kids needed to go to school.
Me: Emily, what do you want to wear?
Emily: I want to be naked!!!
I’m sitting with my mom on the porch and Emily comes up to me.
Emily: Can I be outside?
Me: Sure, aren’t we already outside?
[I noted to my mom that I felt like there was something to this question I wasn’t quite understanding….]
Emily goes away and comes back a few minutes later.
Emily: I can’t pee.
Me: Well, you haven’t even gone inside to the potty yet.
Emily: You said I could be [ie pee] outside!
Tucker: I think my throat might be feeling a little sore.
Emily (with glee): You’re really sick! You’re never going to feel better!