“I really don’t like without holding him.”
-Big Ive 10.04.2015 meaning she doesn’t like not being able to hold the baby.
I’ll put it in something special … called a potato.
-Big Ive 14.04.2015
Maybe there’s a rat in the little door. Or a baby monster or alien.
-Big Ive 18.04.2015
Me, too! Me, too! I tried one lasterday and my grandfather told me I could have one!
-Little E 09.05.2015 referring to ginger ale on the flight.
The song Paprazzi turned into Papa Roxie, according to Big Ive. “I know the song she sang to her Papa Roxie. Papa papa papa Roxie.”
Me: what are you doing, Little E?
Little E: making a booby track.
When you cut down a tree and you see the round thing that tells you how old the tree is. It’s a bean-stomp.
-05.06.2015 Big Ive. A tree stump mixed with bean stalk.
Cactuses have a sense of skin.
-Big Ive 13.06.2015
I know bullseye. It’s giddy up in German.
-Little E 28.06.2015
Me: we bought a kiddie pool for the backyard.
Big Ive: but it’s only for humans.
Big Ive, stop talking my words!
-Little E 04.07.2015
Sometimes the trees are little little little
Little little little
Little little little
Sometimes the trees are big big big
Sometimes the trees are dead dead dead
01.08.2015 Little E, sung to the Wheels on the Bus
More ringles, please. (Pringles)
-Little E 09.08.2015
“That thing you have to squeeze and open to make music.” What is it? An accordion.
-Big Ive 09.08.2015
Mom! Ants go in line with what they do.
-Little E 20.08.2015
-Little E 22.08.1015 laser rays.
Little E playing doctor on me: “let me check your knee-flexes. Let me check your heart-beep again.”
Sucker cup (suction cup)
-Big Ive 03.09.2015
“Every people is a person, right, Mom?”
“Maybe we can have a playover someday,” Little E said to Tarzan, a preschool friend. Like a mix of play date and sleepover.
Big Ive said, “Germany is called Englischland.”
Ich bin die Katze. I am a cat.
Ich bin die Schnecke. I am the snail.
Ich bins der Rabbit. I am the rabbit.
-29.08.2015 Little E reading a German book to herself.
Everyone do that on my planet.
-15.10.2015 Little E.