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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Egg nog

My toddler spilled his egg nog on the floor then slipped in it. Awhile later, he came to me crying that his arm hurt. I asked if he hurt it when he fell in the egg nog.

It's only chicken

My son had been having a hard day. He was making sandwiches for his younger brothers and the deli meat kept tearing when he tried to get slices apart. He was sobbing in kitchen and for awhile after. When I tried to find out exactly why he was crying, he sobbed that he had ruined everyone's sandwiches. I told him "It's not worth crying over, it's only chicken."

Friday, March 9, 2012

The Walls

After watching a commercial on TV about Paint for walls... My 6 year old son says.. " Mom, can walls really talk?" I said " Yes, they can" He said "I never heard them" I told him "Then you don't listen close enough" He then walked over and put his ear up to the wall and said " Nope, still don't hear them!" - Julie


To my 3 year old: stop picking up bags of candy, were not buying any candy. You're gonna go up to strangers and talk to them and they'll give you candy. -Kate

A Lifetime

When my son Kian (pronounced Kee-an) was about 8-10 mos old he started to discover that "thing" that has been in his diapers all this time...he would pinch it, pull it and stretch it...(not even having this part myself I would cringe thinking "Kid! Doesn't that hurt!?") And all the while he does this he is giggling! Over the baby monitor one morning I heard my husband talking to Kian saying "dont worry are going to have a LIFETIME to play with that thing!" I almost died with laughter....Kian's response...giggling "Ah heh heh heh, heh heh heh!" Priceless! -Stephanie

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Don't Eat That!

For some reason, my 2 year old has gotten into pretend eating lots of different things, something his older brothers encourage. Today my oldest kept telling him to "eat your pants" "eat your shirt" and the 2 year old would pretend to take big bites and chew, complete with sound effects. Tonight, he decided pretending wasn't fun anymore, so he started chomping on a toy race track. I had to tell him that we don't eat race tracks. He just grinned at me.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

While You're Sleeping

Our local library has some pets near the librarians' desks. There's a note on the cages not to tap on the glass. My 2-year-old did just that the other day and I told her, "The gerbils don't come knocking on your window when you're sleeping, so you don't do it to them."