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    #59093 - 10/22/09 09:25 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: Austin]
    Truscifi Offline
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    Registered: 10/15/09
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    Ds5 has an aunt named Azalea. We are on vacation this with with her and her husband, and were walking through the town we are staying in when we saw a hom decor shop called Azalea's Wild Interiors. Ds immediately started cracking up and pointed to it, saying 'Watch out Aunt Azalea, you've gone wild in your interiors!'

    He kills me sometimes. smile

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    #59149 - 10/22/09 07:25 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: Truscifi]
    Wyldkat Offline
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    Registered: 05/22/09
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    LOL! That is great!

    Today Bear put together the alphabet train puzzle at Wolf's Martial Arts class and knew all the letters and pretty much the correct order. I was a bit amazed. Bear is 2 years and 8 months now.

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    #59152 - 10/22/09 07:36 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: Wyldkat]
    amazedmom Offline
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    DD 2.6 read the words Boo, Rat, Cat, Bat today!
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    #59171 - 10/23/09 07:44 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: amazedmom]
    Austin Offline
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    Registered: 06/25/08
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    Loc: North Texas
    Mr W rode in the back of my truck today to day care.

    The local NPR was discussing Soupy Sales, who just passed away, and they played the first few lines of his hit song, "The Mouse"

    Mr W then joined in and belted out the lines - complete with the right intonation - from the back seat!!

    "HEEEYYYYYYYYY, DDOOOOO THE MOOOOUSEE! YEAH!!!!!"






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    #59174 - 10/23/09 08:23 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: Wyldkat]
    lanfan Offline
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    Registered: 09/24/08
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    Originally Posted By: Wyldkat
    Wolf was bored with spelling so I quizzed him through ten weeks worth and of the "official" words he missed 4 out of 60! We were pretty impressed. Needless to say we are skipping those weeks.


    Maybe we could get our spellers together. During a conference for our 3rd grade dd her teacher showed us the spelling evaluation tool they use. They give the kids 75 words to spell which are chosen to show proficiency. The number right is supposed to translate into grade level. So 30 wrong would be a score of 45 hence 4th grade 5th month. DD got all 75 right. Teacher said, good for her, the rest of the world has spell check :-)

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    #59186 - 10/23/09 11:10 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: lanfan]
    Wyldkat Offline
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    Originally Posted By: lanfan
    DD got all 75 right. Teacher said, good for her, the rest of the world has spell check :-)


    LOL! Perfect, literally!

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    #59330 - 10/25/09 07:21 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
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    So proud....DD 2.7 just in the past week has begun to recognize numerous words...she has recognized her name and dad's and mine for months, but this week she started pointing out BOO, IN, THE, END, IT, IS, STOP, OF! I am just so proud. All of this in just a few days!
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    #59433 - 10/27/09 07:28 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: amazedmom]
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    Registered: 04/06/09
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    Loc: IL
    As DS8 was getting his shoes on this morning, he tightened up the laces. He said, “see, I got these straightened out myself, because I was patient. Patience pays off. Hee hee, PPO. No, wait – Patience Oozes Out! Tell Daddy I made that up and called it The POO Method! Ha ha ha!”


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    #59436 - 10/27/09 07:46 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: BonusMom]
    theshapeshifter Offline
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    Registered: 01/12/09
    Posts: 14
    Loc: Toronto, Canada
    DS (27 months) has been full of clever-but-hilarious comments lately. My two favourites:

    1. He called our attention to an airplane flying over and I asked him how many people he thought could fit in an airplane.
    DS: Maybe... ten.
    Me: Do you think they could fit a hundred people in an airplane?
    DS: How 'bout we go on a airplane and count all the people? When we get our rocket packs, we fly up in the air and catch up to that airplane.

    2. At the park yesterday, I was insisting that he go feet first down the big slides (it's enough for me that he's already mastered the 'age 5-12' section of the playground, LOL) despite the fact that an older girl next to him was going headfirst. Very helpfully, the girl chipped in that you have to be a bigger kid to go headfirst because you have to know how to put your hands out and stop yourself before hitting your head. I asked her age, she said she was 4, almost 5, so I told DS that when he's 4, we can think about trying the slides head first. So, on the way home, this ensued:

    DS: I think I got ahead... now I'm four!
    Me: Haha, no, you're not four yet, you're still two. When you're four, you'll go to kindergarten. [we have junior K here that starts at 4]
    DS: And when I'm three, I go to preschool. And when I'm five, I go to the playground! And when I'm a car, I go in the road!

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    #59510 - 10/27/09 08:55 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: theshapeshifter]
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    Registered: 06/29/09
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    DS3.5 (almost 4) has learned how to whistle. Some of his tunes are even recognizable. smile

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