Oh Emma, Oh Kate.

Me: Hey Kate. Go see if your dad is awake yet.

Kate: (leaves then come back downstairs) Yeah, he awake. We both farted at the same time and mine was louder. HAAAAA!!

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Kate walks into our bathroom, where Scott is shaving in front of mirror.

Kate: Daddy, you naked!

Scott: No, I’m not. I have a towel on!

Kate: You wearin’ a skirt! Haaaaa!

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Me: Hey, Kate. You want to go to the gym?

Kate: Will my friend, Olivia, be there?

Me: Hmm…I don’t know. How old is she?

Kate: Like maybe this number (points to the letter W on my laptop)

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Me: Girls! Uncle Steven made a HUGE igloo! Want to go over there and see it?

Emma: Yeah! Did he put furniture in it?

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Emma: I don’t like how school is so long.

Me: Did you know doctors go to school for a very, very long time?

Emma: Whoa! How long?

Me: Like they keep going to more school after college.  That’s why they are called doctors. It’s the highest type of degree you can get.

Emma: No! Like how long in the day do they sit in their classroom? Like breakfast time to dinner time?

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Kate: Hey Emma, let’s play.

Emma: What do you want to play?

Kate: Uhhhh…K-State basketball!

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I was in the kitchen and could hear girls talking in the next room.

Kate: Got it! Big one!

Emma: Ew, Kate. Don’t pick your nose.

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Kate: I got an eye booger in my eye.

Me: Looks like you got it out.

Kate: Yeah. If it stays there you will die, right?

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Driving in the car with Kate. We pass a Chick-Fil-A.

Kate: We can’t go there. Chick-Fil-A so expensive.

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Kate: I changed the channel, mom!

Me: You did? By yourself?

Kate: For real, mom.

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Listening to the radio in the car.

Kate: What song is this?

Me: Uhhhh…I think it’s called “Do I”.

Kate: Oh. I don’t like do I.

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Me: Let’s go, Kate! We are going to be late!

Kate: Wait till this movie is over!

Me: 5 minutes, Kate.

Kate: Ok, it’s over! He kissed the girl.

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Scott: Kate, you whine so much.

Kate: I know.

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Kate: I’m hungry! I’m thirsty!

Scott: You’re hungry and thirsty?

Kate: Yep and that’s it.

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Kate: Let’s pretend I have hot sauce on my taco.

Me: Ok.

Kate: (take a bite) AHHHHHHHHH!!!!! (pants and waves her face)

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Me: Kate, do you want anything from the store? I’m making a list.

Kate: Yes. I want a heart.

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Emma: Mom, does everyone like water?

Me: Yeah. They have to. We couldn’t survive without water.

Emma: Water is just like nothing. It’s just like wet. No flavor.

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I was reading a book to Kate. There was a picture of an old radio in one of the illustrations.

Me: Hey, wait. Do you know what this is?

Kate: Yeah.

Me: What is it?

Kate: It’s just like a little thing.

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Me: Whoa. Kate! Did you scratch your face?

Kate: No. It’s just a dot. I ok.

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Me: Kate, here’s the boat we are renting when we go to Florida! Isn’t it big? (show her a picture on the computer)

Kate: Uhhhh…I don’t see me on there.

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Kate: Who sings this song?

Me: Eric Church.

Kate: He like Prince Eric?

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Kate: Who sings this song?

Me: Havana Brown.

Kate: Whoa. Havana Brown really good singer.

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Kate: Daddy? Are you working in the pretend office or real office today?

Scott: What is the pretend office?

Kate: You sitting here with your computer in your lap.

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Me: Kate, do you like your new cousin, Evelyn?

Kate: Wait, what’s her name?

Me: Evelyn.

Kate: Elephant?

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At the hospital while Jenna was having her baby. We were in the waiting room.

Kate: Who’s house we at?

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In the car.

Kate: Play the night.

Me: What? Yeah, it’s the night.

Kate: No. Play We Run the Night. Vana Brown.

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Kate: Hey, it’s not cold outside!

Me: Yeah! It’s getting warmer! (It was about 55 degrees)

Kate: We should go to the beach now.

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I was waiting in the car with Kate getting ready to pick up Emma from school.

Kate: I gotta pee really bad.

Me: You are going to have to hold it.

Kate: Uh, my pee almost come out.

Me: Hold it tight!

Kate: Ok, I kick my feet and it go away.

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Kate’s shoe fell off in the car.

Kate: My shoe!! Get it!!

Emma: Just pretend you’re Cinderella now.

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I was putting my swimsuit on in the gym’s locker room. The girls were waiting for me to finish.

Kate: I got seashells like you! Ha! Mine are small. Yours are wayyyy big! Big seashells!

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Playing in the pool with the girls.

Me: Ew, Kate you have a booger. Get out and wipe your nose on one of our towels.

Kate: (drops underwater and blows bubbles out of her nose) All gone! (laughs)

Emma: Ewwww! Mom! Where’s it at? Is it floating?

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I was watching a K-State game in my room. The girls were playing in the room next to me.

Me: WOOOOOOOO!!

Kate: Woooo! Giddy up horsey!

(she said this every time I yelled)

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I was watching the KU/Baylor game. Kate walks in.

Kate: Who we want to win?

Me: Baylor.

Kate: Baylor a boy or a girl?

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Kate walks in my bathroom and steps on our scale.

Kate: Yep. Still 3 years old. (walks out of room)

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Kate: Stop the attitude, Mom!

Me: Stop saying that, Kate. You are not the mom. You will go to your room if you say that again.

Kate: Stop the AT.

Me: (mouth dropped)

Kate: I didn’t say it.

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I was getting a cart at Target.

Kate: No, I want the kids one!

Me: Ugh, really? How about a normal one?

Kate: Mommy, you like big ones?

Me: (I start laughing) Kate, shhhhh.

Kate:  (shouting) YOU LIKE BIG ONES, MOMMY!!!!

(I never sped off with a kids cart so fast in my life)

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Kate: What song is this?

Me: Only God Could Love You More.

Kate: But I love you more, Mom.

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Me: Kate, do you want an English muffin with peanut butter for breakfast?

Kate: I’m almost hungry. Not yet.

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I took Kate out to eat at a restaurant for lunch.

Kate: Why are those people sitting in those chairs?

Me: They are just sitting at the bar watching basketball.

Kate: Oh. Why aren’t we at the bar?

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The girls and I were swinging on our hammock on a nice evening.

Emma: I love the sound of birds chirping.

Me: Me too.

Kate: I love the sound of those kids screaming over there.

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I was holding my niece, Evelyn.

Kate: Hey! You didn’t wash your hands.

Me: I’m good. I don’t pick my nose.

Kate: Oh. Me and Emma do.

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Emma: Kate, did you know you are a skeleton?

Kate: No, I not!

Emma: Uh, yeah you are. All you gotta do is make a boo-boo. Then rip open the boo-boo and move the blood away and you’ll see your skeleton.

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