5.06.2006

Word For Word

My daughter is in a fun stage in her development. Everything has to be exact, there's no room for mistakes. She knows what she knows and you can't deviate. This is especially true of her language skills. You have to be very specific.

"Julianna, can you go put your sneakers on?"
"No, my Dora shoes!"

"Julianna, eat your breakfast please."
"No, my oatmeal!"

"Julianna, where's your jacket?"
"No, my rain coat."

You have to make sure you refer to each and every thing by the correct name or else she won't listen. I guess I should have known better when I asked her this question yesterday ...

"Julianna, is Coco a dog?"
No, she's a pain in the ass!"

16 comments:

motherhooduncensored said...

I'm so afraid to think about what my daughter might say about our dogs. heh.

something blue said...

I would have a hard time not laughing out loud at that one!

Denise said...

LOL...and where did she learn that?

Christina said...

That is hilarious - LOL!

Pattie said...

Hmmm...she's picking up a few things, huh? :)

Zephra said...

Thanks for stopping by the other day. Sorry I was out but I am getting back to normal. Ihope you come back by again. I love new visitors. BTW your little girl is a cutie!!!

TL said...

HILARIOUS!

My friend Kelley just put something similar up on her Mommy blog - (http://dontknowhowyadoit.blogspot.com/). Her daughter is 3 and asks the best questions.

-TL

Juliabohemian said...

so THAT'S what J stands for. I liiiiike it.

Meg said...

Hah! That's great! I can't wait until the day my daughter calls my husband that...

Mommy off the Record said...

Oh my gosh! That is so funny. Did she really say that? Ha!

Sandra said...

LOL that sounds like something my 3 year old would say LOL

sunshine scribe said...

Oh that is soooo very funny. She sounds like quite a character :)

HeatherJ said...

That is pretty funny! I have had similar moments with my girls, they are so literal.

Nancy said...

Heh heh. That's a classic.

JayMonster said...

Well, you can chalk this up to a less than embarassing life lesson. You must now always be aware of what you say around your little parent, because otherwise, they WILL repeat it... at the worst possible momment.

"Oh, Hi! You you fantastic!"

"Mommy, I thought you said she looked like whore in that dress"

(My wife's words coming back to haunt her)

Suzanne said...

Ooh, my daughter does this, too! Such a stickler for details, and she has no patience for imprecise language of any sort.