"WHOA! They're so tiny!"
(and yet they pack a powerful bite! So long nursing...fodder for a later blog)
Me: (we're playing a puzzle game on the kids' new toy)
"Wow Josh that was a really smart way of figuring that out."
Josh: "Yeah... I learned it all from kindergarten."
(an appreciation for learning at such a young age...warms my teacher's heart)
Ellie: (after a desperate plea to get her cousin and Josh to play house with her)
"Guys, when I don't play house, I'm just really sad."
Ellie: (after being asked to bring her plate to the kitchen after dinner)
"I can't mom! I don't have my muscles!"
(misplaced or just conveniently out of town?)
Ellie: (she and Josh are playing trains through the living room/kitchen)
"Jo-uh-sh! I being the chugga!"
Oh, by the way, that is how she says Josh's name ALL the time. There is a definite "UH" syllable added to the middle of his name. Especially when he doesn't seem to be listening to her.