Abby's T Rex drawing

Conversations with my kids from 2013

Some more insightful words from my kids, because they have so much to say. So, so, too much to say. Abby: Daddy is a working man. Mummy is a working girl. Abby: Happy Father’s Day daddy! Cameron: Happy Birthday! Me: It’s “Happy Father’s Day”. Cameron: HO HO HO! Father Christmas? Abby: I have a vajama. And…

Cameron's faces

Conversations with my kids from 2014

I love talking with my kids. They say the craziest things, and I think the preschool years are just awesome. I apologise in advance for their toilet humour – it’s mostly unintentional. Me: I love you to the stars and back. Cameron: I love you to the moon. Me and Daddy: Aww. Cameron: And then the…

Abby at the dinner table

I had a dream

Chowing down on pork katsudon for dinner, Abby tells me about her dream: I had a dream about you mummy. You were in a cave… with a lion… then the lion gobbled you up. It was a great dream. Thanks honey…

Abby thinks my curry is poos

So I made a delicious eggplant curry today, and when I served it up (to me and Neil because it was a bit spicy) Abby goes “Ew. That’s poo. That’s disgusting” – whaaaaat!? Then, even after we explained to her that it wasn’t poo and it was dinner, she goes “Poos go in the toilet.…

Abby chat

Me: What do you want for breakfast Abby? Abby: Snacks! Me: You can’t have snacks for breakfast. How about toast, or cereal? Abby: How about chips? Smart-arse. The conversations I have with Abby can be so hilarious. She sometimes surprises me with her responses. Often she goes off topic and blurts out something random. She…

I like sax

Abby has a huge vocabulary and says some pretty impressive sentences for a two year old, like “Mummy hold Abby up high”. There’s a subject, verb, object, preposition and an adjective in that – or are the last two words both prepositions… and one of those can be an adverb too I suppose… anyway… She…