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Bronze bracelets, Bronze Age, Moesgaard Museum, Aarhus.

Monday, April 30, 2012

What Children Say....















Parents' Sweet and Funny Stories:  


Public Outcry
Ever notice how a 4-year-old's voice is louder than 200 adult voices? 

Several years ago, I returned home from a trip just when a storm hit, with crashing thunder and severe lightning. As I came into my bedroom about 2 a.m., I found my two children in bed with my wife, Karen, apparently scared by the loud storm. I resigned myself to sleeping in the guest bedroom that night.
The next day, I talked to the children, and explained that it was O.K. to sleep with Mom when the storm was bad, but when I was expected home, please don't sleep with Mom that night. They said O.K.
After my next trip several weeks later, Karen and the children picked me up in the terminal at the appointed time. Since the plane was late, everyone had come into the terminal to wait for my plane's arrival, along with hundreds of other folks waiting for their arriving passengers. As I entered the waiting area, my son saw me, and came running shouting,
"Hi, Dad! I've got some good news!" As I waved back, I said loudly, "What is the good news?"
"The good news is that nobody slept with Mommy while you were away this time!" Alex shouted. The airport became very quiet, as everyone in the waiting area looked at Alex, then turned to me, and then searched the rest of the area to see if they could figure out exactly who his Mom was.

Children in Church
A little child in church for the first time watched as the ushers passed the offering plates. When they neared the pew where he sat, the youngster piped up so that everyone could hear: "Don't pay for me Daddy, I'm under five."

Kissing on the Playground
An honest seven-year-old told her parents that Billy Brown had kissed her after class. "How did that happen?" gasped her mother. "It wasn't easy," admitted the young lady, "but three girls helped me catch him." 
That Baby in There
For weeks, a six-year old lad kept telling his first-grade teacher about the baby brother or sister that was expected at his house. One day the mother allowed the boy to feel the movements of the unborn child. The six-year old was obviously impressed, but made no comment. Furthermore, he stopped telling his teacher about the impending event. The teacher finally sat the boy on her lap and said, "Tommy, whatever has become of that baby brother or sister you were expecting at home?" Tommy burst into tears and confessed, "I think Mommy ate it!" 
A Wise Little Girl
A certain little girl, when asked her name, would reply, "I'm Mr. Sugarbrown's daughter." Her mother told her this was wrong, she must say, "I'm Jane Sugarbrown." When the minister spoke to her in Sunday School, and said, "Aren't you Mr. Sugarbrown's daughter?" She replied, "I thought I was, but mother says I'm not." 

6 comments:

Kittie Howard said...

Precious words from the mouths of babes! We returned from Louisiana yesterday afternoon. Hub's iPad must have eaten my Y post. Getting caught up between naps.

Wanda..... said...

Grethe, these are wonderfully funny...brought laughter, not just smiles!

Thyra said...

Oh, it was the iPad, Kittie!! That's funny. You have really been busy writing A-Z and it's exising read all of it.

I hope you've had some good days in beautiful Louisiana.

See you !
Grethe ´)

Thyra said...

Hello Wanda, yes, I laughed too when I read them , and I plucked out the best for you here. Those little girls and boys are so sweet.

We've got some sun and warmth now for a few days. Until Saturday!
So they say....

Grethe `)

Teresa Evangeline said...

I laughed out loud at these. Thank you for some needed laughter.

Thyra said...

Hej Teresa! Isn't it wonderful to laugh? And you're right, it's needed so often.
But children and dogs and cats are entertaining.

Cheers
Grethe ´)