My Funny Little Man

At 2.5 years old, my son’s innocence is a source of amusement for us.  I’d like to share with you some of his outstanding comments that are not only funny, but also taught me a lesson or two.
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Since we have been confined indoors due to his illness, looking out the window has become a regular activity for us. Last week, as we were watching the garbage truck collect trash, we saw one of the garbage collectors take a leak by the roadside facing the woods. My son exclaimed: “Mommy, look! The guy is peeing in the woods.”   Since he is still on potty training, I calmly replied: “It’s ok for guys to do that. When you have to go, you gotta go.” After that incident, I thought he forgot all about it. A few days later, as we were driving through town, we saw a similar garbage truck along the way. My son excitedly exclaimed: “Look mommy!  A garbage truck….the garbage man…he will pee soon.”

Yesterday after lunch, I went upstairs with my son for his afternoon nap. But when we got into his room, he vehemently refused to go to bed and told me that he would like to play legos with me. I told him: “You have to sleep, and you have to sleep by yourself because mommy needs to clean up our mess downstairs.” He grudgingly exclaimed: “No, mama. I don’t sleep. You don’t clean. The cat in the hat will clean up our mess.”

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Being the active child that he is, seeing my son sit still for a few minutes is an unusual sight. One day, he was quiet and doing just that —sitting still. I asked him what he was doing, and his curt reply was: “I’m relaxing, mama. ”  Lesson learned:  Perhaps I should too.

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Since we had a lot of snow today, I told him that if he finishes his food, we can go sledding.  He then replied:  “No, mama.  No sledding.  I sick.”  And he is indeed.  Best lesson of all:  Never make promises that are impossible to keep.

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15 thoughts on “My Funny Little Man

  1. 68ghia February 12, 2013 / 9:46 pm

    Your young man is getting bigger. And clever!!
    Wish i had a Cat in a hat to clean up my messes!!

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    • Grace February 13, 2013 / 10:29 am

      🙂 I wish he was real too.

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  2. Loving Language February 15, 2013 / 9:26 pm

    Ha! Relax and let the Cat clean up. Ah, life without consequences . . .

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  3. Gunta February 16, 2013 / 9:51 am

    He is so cute! Sounds like he’s also going to be a handful.

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  4. Yahobahne February 19, 2013 / 2:54 pm

    This is such a wonderful story. AHA! And your son does have a sense of humor. Perhaps he takes after mom. 😊 Blessings to you both. And I hope, by faith, he continues to get better.

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    • Grace March 5, 2013 / 11:07 am

      I hope so. Thanks for dropping by!

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      • Yahobahne March 5, 2013 / 1:39 pm

        You’re welcome lady. Anddddd, keep smiling—it’s—you’re beautiful. 😊

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  5. dilipnaidu February 26, 2013 / 5:42 am

    Wishing the cute little kid a speedy recovery! Cheers:)

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  6. jazzrunner February 27, 2013 / 9:51 am

    Don’t expose him to much on gangnam style and the harlem shake. It’s the dance craze kids do in mla! 🙂

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    • Grace March 5, 2013 / 11:06 am

      I think it’s too late. He already digs gangnam style. 🙂

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  7. daisy March 26, 2013 / 12:57 pm

    haha 🙂 i enjoyed reading this! he is growing to be a smart boy!

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    • Grace March 29, 2013 / 9:30 am

      i’m sure Adie had his moments too. 🙂

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  8. kvdsampath May 13, 2013 / 2:20 pm

    yes..we should learn form him to enjoy
    life as we relax…

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