The Language Of Kids


I have come to notice that kids have their own language. You see when I say something it pretty much means what comes out of my mouth. If I tell them to take out the garbage it means Take Out The Garbage! 

This morning I was in the kitchen making lunches and my oldest daughter came in and asked me, “Do you need any help?” I turned and laughed at her and said, “It’s not going to get you to school any earlier if you help me out!” She couldn’t figure out how I knew what she really meant. She hates it when I can understand her language! 

Here are some other examples: 

  • “Mom, do you need any help cooking dinner”  really means I have a TV show that starts at 7 can you hurry up?
  • “Mom, do you need to go to the store today?” really means I am out of chewing gum can you get me some?
  • “Mom, can you help me with my book report?” really means I waited until the last-minute to do this. Can you do it for me?
  • “Mom, are you going anywhere today?” really means Can you take me to the mall?

I am also fluent in mumble!

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5 Comments

  1. joz1234

     /  March 10, 2010

    Man! You’re talented. I suspect you could advertise and sell this. I want to know mumble! 🙂

    Reply
  2. joz1234

     /  March 10, 2010

    ooh, and does it include a bonus in husband mumble?

    Reply
  3. Excellent. I love this.

    Reply
  4. Tasneem R

     /  March 15, 2010

    You’re a clever mom !

    Reply
  5. Insightful. I need language lessons. Got any ideas on moody teens?

    Reply

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