5 Year Old Wisdom

Dorothy was talking to her sisters this afternoon and got upset about something. I overheard her say either the word “stupid” or “hate”, both of which are unacceptable in our home. I looked at her surprised, and gently, but firmly, said, “We do not say that word in our home.”

With the quickness and wit of a five year old whose gears are always in motion she looked at me quizzicaly and asked, “So, can I say it somewhere else?”

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Filed under Children, Dot, Humor, Parenting, Things Kids Say

6 responses to “5 Year Old Wisdom

  1. Sounds like she’s going to be a lawyer. 😉

  2. HAHA! My daughter has said the very same thing! I love that kids are an endless source of laughter… even if we have to hold it in until they leave the room 🙂

  3. wow, thats a good one! I am always impressed by the wit that young children have!

  4. HAHA! What is the appropriate response to that question? 🙂

  5. good post – filled my coffee break

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