Sunday, March 27, 2011


Emma: Zen, what are you?
Emma: You're a dog, right!
Emma: River, what are you?
Emma: You're a dolphin!

Why so upset?

Emma, crying loudly and can't snap out of it...
Mike: Emma, why are you crying?

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Crude Awakening

Have you ever had one of those mornings where, for whatever reason you just


Tuesday, March 22, 2011


Emma:  What is cold?
Carina:  Cold is when the temperature goes down.
Emma:  What is temperature?
Carina:  I knew you were going to ask that.  Well, temperature is how we measure whether it is cold or hot.
Emma:  But what is cold?
Carina:  Well, if you want to get technical, cold is when your molecules slow down.
Emma:  Oh.

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Do I hear a Dinosaur?

Mike walks down the stairs this morning.
Emma: What's that sound?  I'm scared!  Is it a dinosaur?
Mike peeks around the corner.
Emma: Oh, it's Daddy!

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Monday, March 7, 2011

What's a G6?

Mike:  Emma, are you fly like a G6?
Emma:  No.
Carina:  What's a G6?
Mike:  I have no idea?
Carina:  Is it like a plane?
Mike:  I have no idea?
Carina:  'Cause that would be cool, you know? a plane?
(Mike just groans and shakes his head sadly).

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Going Crackers

Carina:  Here's a cracker Emma.
Emma:  The cracker is a circle!
Carina:  Yes Emma, it is circular.
Emma:  Like Diego's head?
Carina:  What?! 
(Emma grabs her little plastic Diego doll.)
Emma:  Diego's head is sorcolor (circular).
Carina:  *laugh*  Yes Emma.  Your cracker is circular like Diego's head.


Emma: I look like I have feet.

Playing Nothing!

Emma: Daddy, do you want to play a game?
Mike: Sure. What game would you like to play?
Emma: I want to play the nothing game.
Mike: How do you play the nothing game?
Emma: We sit down and you can't move your feet, head, ears or legs.
Mike: Oh, of course, how did I not know that?
Emma: I don't know, Daddy.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Emma Rocks!

Emma:  Mommy, what you think Daddy?
Carina:  What do I think about Daddy?
Emma:  Yes, what you think about Daddy?
Carina:  Uh...
Emma:  Daddy's BIG and STRONG!  And Mommy is getting smaller and smaller.
Carina:  (I've been losing weight recently, so I of course took this as a compliment).  Emma, you rock!
Emma:  No, I'm not.  I'm Emma.
Carina:  I mean, "Thank you."
Emma:  Oh, you're welcome Mommy.