Friday, November 8, 2013

7 Quick Takes: The Latest Wisdom

I promised myself I'd remember to write my quick takes on Thursday night this week so that I don't spend all of Friday trying to write them...  But I just spent so long researching car seats before upgrading the twins (who have outgrown their bucket seats - ) that I don't feel like writing much!  So here are some of the quotes I've compiled this week:

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Me:  *Pained shriek*
Cecilia: Why you yewwin' Mom?
Me:  Because Elizabeth bit me very hard on my leg.
Cecilia:  Did she kill you?
Me:  No, Elizabeth couldn't kill me, it just hurt very much.
Cecilia:  Oh.  'Member when da soldiers killed Jesus?

Glad she can remind me that my suffering is nothing compared to our Lord.  Or something to that effect :P

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Me:  *Pained shriek*  Mary Claire, we do not bite.
Cecilia, very concerned:  What part of you did she bite off, Mom?
Me:  She didn't bite off any of me...
Cecilia:  Oh.  Pweez don't die, I wuv you!

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John Paul takes a bite of tomato and sprays the seeds all over himself...
JP:  laughs hysterically
Andrew:  Do you see anyone laughing?
JP:  ME!
Me:  Sigh...  Now put the tomato in your mouth whole.
JP, frantically feeling his cheeks:  Where is there a hole in my mouth???

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"Take a picture of me hitting hammering with a wench!"
 
Cecilia, trying to tell me what underwear to wear in the morning:  No, wear your PINK underwear!
Me:  No, I'm going to wear this pair.
Cecilia:  NOT your beige underwear, I don't wike your beige underwear, wear your PINK underwear!
Me:  Cecilia, my pink underwear is dirty!
Cecilia:  What maked it dirty?
Me:  Well, when we wear our underwear for the day, it's dirty.
Cecilia:  Maybe you pooped in it a wittle?  Or peed in it?

She caught me.

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Cecilia, in the middle of the night during a bathroom break:  Sometimes I don't see yewwow things.


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JP, kissing me 20 times in a row at Mass:  Mom, I love you... a dillion times!  How many zeroes are in a dillion?  More than 100?  More than a googol???  Mom???  How many???

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We're making paper crowns in honor of the Four Crowned Martyrs tomorrow and John Paul told me what color he wants his to be.

JP:  Oh, I want to make a white crown this time.  For purity.  And then I'll have my red crown of martyrdom and I'll have TWO crowns!

Yup, just call him St. Maximilian Kolbe.

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And a little bit of instagram for you:


These babies are almost 1!!!  And they're both taking steps independently, Elizabeth sometimes up to 5-10 at a time.  Mary Claire still only wants to take 1 or 2 before giving up and crawling.  But I get such a kick out of this picture - one to ride, one to push!  Gotta love the unexpected benefits of having twins.
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I hit up a library used book sale yesterday and got 17 books AND a Lilo & Stitch DVD.  So basically the kids are covered for Christmas!  I found a really interesting anatomy book about how babies develop, but I'm going to have to hide it for a few years because otherwise I KNOW we'll have an outburst from John Paul at an inopportune time...
 
"When will I have fallopian tubes?"
"No, I have a uterus!  I'm a woman!!!"
"MY OVARIES HAVE BEEN IN MY BODY SINCE I WAS A BABY!!!"
 
But what I think will be his favorite present was this brand-new reference set:
 
 
So I'm not expecting to see him for several months after Christmas, because I think he'll be memorizing all this information.
 
And with that, I send you to more interesting takes at Jen's - happy Friday! 

17 comments :

  1. Ahem. Please warn us that your children's quotations are getting funnier and funnier. If I were at work in an office, it would not be safe to read them until a break, so I would not be able to goof off by reading them. Also, if I giggle loudly, Daddy wants to know what's up, and I don't want to read everything out loud to him. Laughter safety rating: very low. :-D In other news, I love your children!

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  2. That underwear comment cracked me up. It must have been Wednesday, and she knows that on Wednesdays we wear pink! ;-)

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  3. I keep wondering when Lucia is going to get funny. She is just so dull right now (just kidding, a toddler is never dull, BUT I feel a post like this would boost my blog traffic and Lucia is sure not helping mama out).

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  4. These are WONDERFUL! Aren't you so glad to know that you are loved and should not have anything bitten off!

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  5. Your kids are hilarious!!! Sigh, this reminds me how bad I am of getting my kids' funny quotes written down anywhere. I can't wait to see what they come up with when they are 5 and 6 and 7....that is usually when my kids have come up with some of the best stuff. :)

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  6. Am I the only one who has a big problem reading the pale type on blue background? Or has it not fully loaded on my computer?

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    1. Glad it ended up loading! Is the page taking too long to load in general? Sometimes I wonder if there's too much cluttering things up and making it take longer...

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  7. My daughter loves reading the Thesaurus. Weird kids!

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    1. I'm kind of excited to see what his reaction is when he starts reading it!

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  8. I think this is your best edition yet...I especially love the underwear one..too funny!

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    1. I suppose I'm only enabling her, because she always wants to pick out my outfits but I just let her choose my underwear to pacify her without sacrificing my fashion sense :P But not that day!

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  9. Haha the biting quotes are funny! And John Paul at mass. Oh my gosh!

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  10. Kid-quote posts make my day! And I am always so impressed by your pictures. I think I need to put a good camera on my Christmas list!

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  11. I LOVE that picture of Cecilia holding Elizabeth! Cecilia is so pleased and Elizabeth is annoyed and maybe a little embarrassed. Also, your confirmation sponsor is very proud that you knew the saint who wanted both crowns was Maximilian Kolbe.

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    1. I love it too! Elizabeth looks like she's trying to get away. Common occurrence in the Hill household.

      Meg, you were Rosie's confirmation sponsor? I didn't think the kids had one, just the RCIA people. And I taught two two-year confirmation classes, including Rosie's, so how is it that I don't remember that? I'm prouder that John Paul knew about the red and white crown! And St. Maximilian Kolbe is the COOLEST. I just love him.

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  12. I would like to hang out with Cecelia for an afternoon, purely for my own amusement. :) your kids crack me up!

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