Me: Come in the kitchen, we need to wash off your fingers
Oliver: And my thumbs too?
Oliver: (while taking a walk in the morning with Clara and I): Hmm…I have idea!
Me: What is your idea, Oliver?
Oliver: If rained yesterday, we go find pudd-o and throw rocks in it. (pause…) I have good idea. MMMhmmm.
Me: We need to go to the store
Me: Yes, kroger
Oliver: I like Koh-ga! Dey has samples! I ‘ike samples!
Oliver: (talking to his bear) How ‘ooo, bear? Good! I’m good too!
Me: It was just thunder, Oliver.
Oliver: It be noisy
Me: Yes, it IS noisy. But it’s just a noise in the sky when it’s raining out. It can’t come in your room.
Oliver: It sound ‘ike thunder snoring, mommy. It snoring?
Oliver: Wat dat, mommy?
Me: These are cotton balls, Oliver
Oliver: It look just like smarsh-mellows!
Oliver: I want help, mommy. I foof? (pronounced like “woof”)
Me: Oliver, I’m not sure what you want to do. You want to sweep like I am?
Oliver: No! Mommy sweep, Ah-jee foof!
Me: Can you show me what you mean?
Oliver: (goes to the stairway where the swiffer is hanging and points) Foof-er! Ah-jee want to foof!
Other things I’ve heard this week:
Smarsh-mellows are my favorite!
I’m going to I’m’s room now, mommy.
I see a heppa-hoppa! (helicopter)
OOO my friend, mommy
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