Lately Said: Norah and Her Daddy

In the side bar I like to write some of the things “Lately Said” around here that are making us giggle. These (and others that don’t make the blog) I save in our Family Dictionary of Words and Quotes for Future Enjoyment. I have received quite a few requests lately to compile these and share them so I decided to post some of these in groups. This is the first. Please do comment or share some quotables of your own!

February 2011
“Oooh, Daddy! You’re such a good little helper!”

April 2011
Daddy: Norah, I want you to please taste one bite.
Norah: I only will eat one bite if you pray to God.
Daddy: Dear God, please help Norah to obey Daddy. Amen.

August 2011
10:32 a.m. (Norah, looking out the window):
“Is Daddy home from work, do you think?”

October 13, 2011
(Norah, out of the blue at the dinner table):
“Excuse me, Daddy!”
“Yes, Norah?”
“When I gwow up into a gwown-up I am going to work at the Wadcliffe Camewa just yike you do, Daddy!”
“That will be great, Norah!” says Daddy, melting into a little puddle.

October 21, 2011
(Mommy and Daddy discussing borrowing a car)
Norah: Daddy you can use my car. I have a car, actually.
Daddy: Do you?
Norah: Yes, I have a pink one.

November 9, 2011
Norah: I needa put some makeup on you now, I think, Daddy.
Daddy: No, Norah. No makeup for Daddy. Daddies don’t wear makeup.
Norah: But I’m pretending you’re a lady.
Daddy: But I don’t want to pretend to be a lady!

November 21, 2011
(Norah at the breakfast table):
I can’t talk right now, because my mouth is very full. So if there’s anything you need to tell me I can’t answer you because I am full. So I will just listen, okay, and not be talking. You tell me if I disobey but I will not be able to talk to you, okay, Daddy?
Daddy: Yes, Norah, it’s very clear that you can’t talk right now.

January 10, 2012
Mommy (Making Conversation at the dinner table):
“If you could choose, would you rather go for a ride on a bicycle or go swimming?”
Norah, instantly: “Or grow a beard?”
Daddy: “I’d grow a beard.”
Norah, after a pause: “No, I think I’d go swimming.”

From the Mouths of Babes
January 2012 (and often, ever since):
Norah to Daddy: “Daddy, you’re not Daddy, you’re my Study-Dud!” (hysterical giggling)

March 11, 2012
Norah (calling from Rest Time): Mom-my! Dad-dy!
Daddy: What do you need Norah?
Norah (handing him a little booger): Here, I don’t need this anymore.

May 11, 2012
“Daddy, do you know what a Flingamom is? It’s a thing that swims down your throat and lands in your tummy and helps you to grow strong so you can push houses over.”  –Norah

This entry was posted in Little Ones. Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Lately Said: Norah and Her Daddy

  1. Peggy says:

    so sweet and so funny! precious words you are so wise to record for posterity!!! thanks for the laughs!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s