Quotable Kids, October 2017

James: “Mom, I do declare that there is a faint, buzzing sound in the air.”

James to me: “Oh, are you about to make dinner? Well, here I am, your little scullion ready to help you!”

James to Jeremy: “I’m listening to The Voyage of the Dawn Treader right now, and I’m at the part where Eustace Clarence Scrubb is still such a beast!”

During a conversation about babysitters:
James: “Well, I would like to have Methuselah as my babysitter!” (A kindly old mouse in the Redwall series.)

James, while putting cheese on his toast: “Who wouldn’t let the cheese man in at the door? And all the good little children get double lumps of cheese!”

June, pretending to shoot her bow: “Alice, you’re Smaug and I’m Bard. Twang! Twang!”
Alice: <laughs>
June, affronted: “Hey, Smaug doesn’t laugh!!”

June, reading Frog and Toad to Alice: “And this is Frodo, and this is Sam.”

June, in a sing-song voice:
Eeny, meeny, miny, mo.
Catch a mouse by its toe.
If it’s Reepicheep say hello!
Eeny, meeny, miny, mo.

June, holding up a copy of Cinderella: “Mom, what’s the name of this book again? Mozzarella?”

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4 thoughts on “Quotable Kids, October 2017

  1. Hahaha! These are some of my favorite posts. I often think how often I laugh in a day just because of the funny things the kids say or do. I should really write some down too!
    June’s last one is the best…mozzarella?
    haha!!
    And James, he’s just a riot!

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  2. Oh my, these are wonderful! I’m torn between the one with Smaug or the one with Reepicheep being my favorite…

    I’m sorry I didn’t get a chance to share more than a passing hello at the conference. It went by so fast, didn’t it! I hope you enjoyed it and found it helpful.

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    1. Hey Amber! Yes, the weekend did zip by in a hurry! I thoroughly enjoyed the conference. The talks were excellent and there was a lot to think about afterwards (made me almost glad about the six hour drive home, lol!). I was really impressed with the way the whole weekend was organized; the time available was used really well. And I’m so glad the weather held out and there was the opportunity to be outdoors enjoying the beautiful sights, too!

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      1. I’m glad you enjoyed the conference! And I was so pleased that the weather was as nice as it was, I was definitely expecting rain, especially on Saturday afternoon. A conference schedule is a tricky thing, and I think on the whole this one worked well. I’m glad you thought so too.

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