13th March 2011
Aidan: What’s daddy’s real name?
8th March 2011
Ellie: The cat, the cat!
Me: What cat?? *can’t see a cat*
Ellie: The gone cat.
29th March 2011
Ellie: Cuppa tea! Cuppa tea!
Me: Do you want mummy to have a cup of tea?
Me: That’s a good reason for me to have a cup of tea!
8th Sept 2011
Me: Time for a bath!
Ellie: Moo moo, I’m a cow!
Me: Cows need baths too.
Ellie: No they don’t, just Ellie.
Me: Well, ok, are you going to be Ellie so you can have a bath?
Ellie: Ummmm…. yes!
5th May 2012
Ellie: I’m taking my little dog for a little walk.
Me: That’s nice, everyone should have a hobby.
Ellie: I’m not a hobby!
9th May 2012
After giving Elspeth a small amount of his chocolate mousse, Aidan said to Elspeth, ‘No more of that, or you’ll be bouncing off the walls.’ She replied, in a reproving tone, ‘You shouldn’t bounce off walls.’
21st May 2012
Ellie: What’s that cat doing?
Me: Sitting on the roof of our shed.
Ellie: Will he come down?
Me: I don’t know, you’d better ask him.
Ellie: Can you come down here, cat? Come on, I’m down here. Down on the ground. Come on, come on, quick sticks!
23rd May 2012
Ellie: Giraffe sneezed!
Me: Did he put his hand over his mouth?
Ellie: Giraffes don’t have hands.
Me: So what did he put over his mouth?
Ellie: His tail.