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Or “break-me”s

Scene: the Butterfly and I are watching the Ladybug doing conditioning at gymnastics. Me: Ugh. That looks exhausting. Butterfly: Those are called burpies. Me: If I tried to do that, they’d have to be called barfies. Butterfly: Dad joke? Me: … Continue reading

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TMI

Me: WHOA! You can wiggle your ears? Butterfly: Yes… See? Me: How do you do that? Butterfly: I just wiggle my ear muscles. Me [ tries ]: I’m trying, but all I’m doing is clenching by butt.

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You can’t spell “sass” without “ass”

The Butterfly, who just turned 8 on Monday, has always had something of a blue streak. For example, on the morning of her third birthday, she woke up in her crib, sat up, blearily surveyed the blankets and binkies littered about … Continue reading

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One fish, two fish, red fish, whooooooooa

Scene: The Butterfly, who is in second grade, is reading a book at the table with some apparent difficulty. The Butterfly: One… little… dog… going… in… Me: You realize you’re reading a preschool book, right? The Butterfly: I know. It’s … Continue reading

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Get off my lawn

Scene: the family is in the living room, and “The Towering Inferno” is on the television. Ladybug: This is an interesting movie. Queen B: It’s called The Towering Inferno. It’s a classic disaster movie. Ladybug: It looks like an old … Continue reading

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