Parenting tip #4702

Don’t let your five-year-old pull your head near her mouth so she can whisper in your ear if she’s just been eating a tuna sandwich and grapefruit.

As long as I’m here, here’s another Rosie-ism.  Mabel’s friend had just told me her dad’s knock-knock joke, which goes, “Knock-knock.  Who’s there?  Musky. Musky who?  Mosquito!”  Here’s how Rose retold it:  “Knock-knock.”  “Who’s there?”  “That thing that starts with bite.  Spuh . . . spuh . . .” “Spuhquito?” “Yeah!”

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7 Responses to Parenting tip #4702

  1. Beck says:

    Mmm…. tuna and grapefruit.
    (no, although puffball IS used as a nickname for seedy dandelions, it’s actually a type of fungus that releases a spore-cloud when stomped on. They can be as big as footballs!)

  2. Beck says:

    You may call your dandelions puffballs as much as you’d like! We call ours “wish dandelions”.

  3. zstitches says:

    But we don’t call our dandelions puffballs! Thanks for the permission, though. (I think this is all a sign that I should really not be making comments anywhere while my brain is off on vacation.)

  4. Mrs. Organic says:

    Spuhquito is sort of like Musgetti.

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  6. Alex says:

    It’s very funny.

    Also, it sounds like a new Taco Bell invention.

  7. Jessie W. says:

    Those darn spuhquitos are mighty pests! LOL!

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