Overheard: March 20, 2008

The Manager(age 5) was apparently waiting for his brothers to do something for him. I couldn’t see what was going on, but this is what I heard him say.

“I’m waiting.

I’m WAITing!

I’m WAITINNNNNNG!

Come onnnn!”

[long pause]

“I’m getting old here.”

[another long pause]

“My hairs are getting gray.”

I guess I have no reason to doubt the nickname.

Happy spring, everyone. Or fall, for those of you in the Southern hemisphere.

Earnest Parenting: help for parents who have impatient children.

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2 Responses to “Overheard: March 20, 2008”

  1. Angie says:

    Oh MY Goodness, he’s hilarious, Amy!! Not very patient, is he?? LOL!!

  2. Amy says:

    Lol, no he’s not. We’ve been working on not saying “I’m waiting” over and over in a sing-song voice after making a request and before getting said request fulfilled. Although, other times he can be surprisingly patient. I guess it depends on the circumstance. The whole “I’m getting old and gray” thing from a 5 yo just totally cracked me up at the time.

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