Thursday, April 16, 2009

Thankful Thursday

Oh....I am SO thankful for conversations with three-year olds!

Driving home from the sitter's house yesterday, the girls and I were chatting. Here's how the conversation went.

Laney: I don't like bugs.

Me: Why?

Laney: Because they scary me (they both say scary for scared)

Me: But, bugs are little. You are a BIG girl. Nothing to be afraid of!

Abby: Bugs don't scary me. They tickle me. They tickle my hands.

Me: Yes they do tickle sometimes, with their tiny legs! Laney, did you know God made bugs?

Laney: Yes.

Me: So see, bugs are special. God made them, just like He made you, and me, and our family!

Laney: And Abby! God made Abby too!

Me: Yes! God DID make Abby too! God made lots of special things. He made them for us to enjoy! It's ok to be afraid, but most bugs don't hurt you. Do you understand?

Laney: Yep. Bugs are scary.


WOW...that went nowhere fast! However, last night during prayers Laney did say..."And thank you God for making bugs." Yeesh.



Abby's conversations are comical too. A recent one went like this:

"Hmmm, dogs, cats, horses. What are all of those, Abby?"

Abby: Animals.

"Good!!! Ok, hamburgers, cake, ice cream. What about those?"

Abby: TASTY!



I love, love, love my funny girls! THANK YOU JESUS!

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8 comments:

Anonymous said...

Yup, she's a Sadler!!!

xoxo,
kristy

Jaime said...

i love conversations with little kids. and bugs "scary" me too and hamburger, cake and ice cream are all tasty!

Anonymous said...

Bugs are "scary" me too! I don't do bugs and I have two boys. Do you think that will change me?!

Rachel

Anonymous said...

Toooooo cute! Keep up the great conversations... they only get more precious.

Lynnette

Joyful Mom said...

That is so sweet---I just LOVE the things kids say. We really should write them ALL down.

You have the most precious little girls :)

Anonymous said...

Dear sweet tart, I also just LOVE LOVE LOE your girls. p.s. I love your momma and baba too. ....LOVE ALWAYS ,GIGI AND PAPAW SADLER

Joyful Mom said...

ha---I just thought I'd let you know that I totally laughed at your comment on my blog. I don't even tell dear hubby that I'm gonna paint anymore--I just go out, buy the paint and do it myself. I think he has given up on me and my paint addiction :) He also hates painting. I am the painter!!!

Samantha and Woody said...

Comical AND very smart, I'd say!