morning I do a mad dash to drop my son off at daycare so I can get to work on time. How impatient I had become hit home one morning when Tyler piped up from the back of the car, ''Our car is really fast and everyone else's is slow because they're all idiots, right, Mum?''
daughter, a teacher, takes care to expand her children's vocabulary. When my eight-year-old grandson, Steven, was visiting, I tucked him into bed after a story, prayers and a kiss. He padded downstairs soon after.''Grandma, I'm not sleepy now, '' he pleaded. ''Can't I be nocturnal for just one night?''
seven-year-old son, David, and I were looking at cool camping accessories. I spotted waterproof/windproof matches and enthusiastically said I had to buy them."Wow," David mused aloud. "I wonder how you put them out?"
sister-in-law Lori was at the doctor's with her little girls, Emma and Lauren, who both love shoes. When a woman wearing red slip-ons walked in, the girls' eyes widened, and they rushed over and kneeled down at the woman's feet.''What's all this?'' the woman asked.''I'm sorry, '' replied Lori. ''They're both shoe girls.''''It's OK, '' the woman laughed. ''So am I.''