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Learning ‘Toddler-ese’

Posted on: March 28, 2012


Learning ‘Toddler-ese’…

We were visiting my sister, (a regular occurrence, as our children were born 17 days apart), and we shooed the kids out into the yard to enjoy the frosty, February sunshine.

Peanut utter and Jam

Adams Peanut Butter and Jams...

An hour later, it was time to think about lunch and as the kids came in to use the bathroom, we asked them if they’d like ‘peanut butter ‘n jam’ sandwiches, normally a favourite.

My sister’s 3-year-old daughter shrugged and said “Sure!” as she headed back out to the jungle gym. My son however shook his head and announced he wanted a “wriggly sam-ich”.

“Excuse me?” He repeated it. We (my sister & I) looked at each other; “Huh?”

We started going through the list of sandwiches we were prepared to fix. “Tuna?”

Tuna, ham, cheese and eggs

Tuna? Ham? Egg? Cheese?

“No.”

“Ham?”

“No.”

“Egg?”

“No.”

“Just jam?”

“No.”

“Just peanut butter?”

“No.”

bread

Loaf of Bread...

We were perplexed. “Cheese!?”

“No.””What kind do you want?”

“A wriggly sam-ich!” (By now he was in tears; and we weren’t far behind. He wasn’t being cantankerous. He was really trying to tell us the kind he wanted, and couldn’t figure out why we didn’t understand.)

Gummie Worms

We were really concerned. A mutual friend’s toddler had eaten worms earlier. (Worms = Wriggly?)

“A wriggly sam-ich!?!” I thought and thought. I got him to repeat it two more times.

“Honey? Do you want a REALLY GOOD sandwich?”

“Yee-sss!” He cried, relief VERY evident (his AND ours!), as we hugged him, wiped his tears, and promised him that Auntie would make him the “very best ‘wriggly’ sam-ich ever!”
 
We could barely stand from laughing after he went back outside…

*giggling-hugs*…
luv khrys…

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2 Responses to "Learning ‘Toddler-ese’"

Talk about “lost in translation”. Too cute (probably wasn’t so cute at the time). Thanks for sharing.

It was actually hilarious after we figure out what he was saying; we couldn’t stop laughing! He is one STRANGE kid… I’ve got a few more stories I’ll probably share someday…when he ain’t lookin’ lol

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