Well, it’s been about a month since the last installment of “Ellie-isms”. This is quickly becoming a regular post! Soon we’ll have to add a counterpart for “Zach Attacks.” As he learns to speak, my list of quotes for him is sure to grow.
In the meantime, our daughter is just hysterical. People are always telling me: “You must laugh all the time!” Fortunately, I can answer: “Yes, I do.” There are days these kids have me pulling out my hair, but on most days, God grants me the ability to see humor in the chaos of toddlers. And without further ado, here are the April Ellie-isms.
“It’s just a worm.” Always spoken with disappointment, usually after passing gas on the toilet. I think she means to say “false alarm”.
Me: “There is toilet paper all over the floor! Why did you take it off the roll?”
Ellie: “’cause I want to be a pirate.” … as if that explains everything!
“Why you say ‘no’ all day long?”
Me: “Do you need all those tissues? Why are you taking them out of the box.”
Ellie: “That’s why my soccer ball is dirty.” Again, I have no idea what she was talking about, but she said it with absolute conviction and confidence … I just let her keep taking tissues!
Ellie: “Mommy, say ‘Ah-choo.'”
Ellie: “I not blessing you! ha ha ha ha ha ha …”