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Funny things my kids say


Cereal (Photo credit: Tara Whitsitt)

Last night I took my two oldest to the grocery store with me. It was a store they hadn’t been to before, and they had, according to them, “The time of their lives.”


On the way home, I asked why they liked that store so much. My seven-year-old said, “Because we got new cereal and such.” Then the five-year-old piped up, “Yea! new cereal and Read the rest of this entry

I don’t know her. I’ve never seen her before in my life.

English: The interior of the largest Whole Foo...

English: The interior of the largest Whole Foods in the United States, located on Houston Street in the East Village of New York City. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I took my three girls with me to the health food store, a place with generally more sophisticated clientele than your average grocer. I know. I know. Then what was I doing there? Well, they had great sales on produce.

Another thing about this store is the carts are very narrow to match their check-out lanes. If you deviate an inch out of your designated space while purchasing your groceries, you will inevitably bump into the customer next to you, who is likewise concentrating on checking-out without disturbing other shoppers’ personal space. It was within these tight confines that my oldest decided to give her baby sister her best and loudest demonstration of a dinosaur roar. Read the rest of this entry