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Bedtime discussion tonight. Tristan: Bones are really hard. Mommy: Yes they are, you have bones right here in your back called your spine. T: Dogs eat bones. M: They do, but not people bones. They eat chicken bones. T: We

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Be back in a flash!

Tristan and Delaney got to experience fireflies for the first time the other night. It was a magical experience for them and they loved it. When Tristan saw that they were blinking and lighting up he told us they were

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Tristan Speaks: Cannonball!

Daddy: Tristan, do you want a new baby brother or baby sister? Tristan: A brother. No. A sister. D: What should we name them? T: Cannonball… D: Cannonball??? T: Yes, cannonball. *Skip to next day – reading a book about

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Tristan Speaks

Mommy:  (Looking at a picture of a chicken in a book)  We eat chickens, we had chicken for dinner. Tristan: No Mommy, we don’t eat THOSE chickens.  We eat pretend chickens.  We eat people chickens.   Tristan was having trouble

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Tristan and Delaney Speak

Tristan:  Pap doesn’t have a green penguin.  He probably doesn’t even know where to get one.  (The fish pond at Kennywood if anyone is wondering!)   We were asking Delaney lots of silly things. Us: Are you an elephant? D: 

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Tristan Speaks at Bedtime

I got this gem while tucking Tristan in the other night. Tristan: *touching Daddy’s lip* Tristan: “Daddy, you have a mustache.” (I don’t _just_ have a mustache, there is a beard there too…) Daddy: “Hah. I do have a mustache.” Daddy:

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Tristan Speaks at the Zoo

Tristan: “Sharks can talk!” Daddy: “Oh really, what do they say?” T: “Na Na Na Na Na Na”   Daddy: “What was your favorite thing from today?” Tristan: “I pet a deer. He pooped from his bum.”

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Like an Animal

We’re working on potty training with Tristan. It’s a battle of attrition – he’s slowly wearing way at our sanity/patience. At this point, I’m not sure who’s going to win… Sometimes, when you ask him if he needs to potty

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Tristan Speaks

Tristan: *Watching the neighbor kid play with his dog* T: “That boy loves his doggy.” T: “We don’t have a doggy. We have a baby.” T: “I don’t want a baby. I want a doggy.” Daddy: “But you love DeeDee

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Tristan Speaks

I like birds.  They are cute.  They live in trees. [Holding his brown bear upside down.]  This is his bum.  Poopies come out of here. Mommy: How was your day today? Tristan: It was good.  I didn’t bite anyone. Andy’s

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Hi! We're Candice & Andy, writing about our kids Tristan & Delaney and our life in Western Pennsylvania.
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