- “How do we make electricity?”
- “Who put our eyeballs in?”
- “Why do the police need to check your air?”
Sitting watching television having a cuddle on the couch.
Toddler: “I like hamburgers Mum.”
Mum: “That’s great M. But why are you telling me that right now?”
Toddler: “Because I’m not sure you knew that and I really like them.”
Mum: “M, stop licking the sauce off your plate!”
Toddler: “But I like sauce! And I like licking it!”
Watching TV when an ad comes on featuring a woman wearing a low-cut top.
Toddler: “She’s wearing her boobs!”
Mum: “Well actually M, you don’t just take boobs on and off. They stay on you all the time.”
A bit later, the ad comes on again.
Toddler: “She’s still wearing her boobs!”
“Mum, can you please put butter on my buns?”
Toddler, talking to herself: “… and the bird was flying and he did a pop off.”
Mum: “Ummmm, I don’t think birds do pop offs M.”
Toddler, indignant: “Yes they do! And they do wees and poos too!”
Toddler: “Mum, do butterflies breathe?”
Mum: “Yes, they do M.”
Mum: “Through their noses. They have very small noses.”
Toddler: “Mum, can I have some of these grapes?”
Toddler: “Did you buy them?”
Mum: “No, I stole them.”
Toddler, blank expression on face: “Where did you steal them from?”
- Why do these prawn crackers feel weird on my tongue?
- Why is fish meat?
- Why do we eat steak and it’s a cow?
Mum gets frustrated with an inanimate object and has a small swearing fit.
Toddler: “Mum! You’re not allowed to say f***ing! If I hear someone saying f***ing at daycare, I go and tell the teacher!”