6 Things No Toddler Said Ever

Toddlers are funny little people, right? For such little guys they’re surprisingly confident and opinionated.

They know what they want.

They want it now.

Naptime? They don’t care. They’re like little honey badgers.

In celebration of their funny toddler ways, I’ve thought about some things we’ll never hear our toddlers say. Add yours in the comments!

  • When They’re Tired… 1 of 6
    When They're Tired...
    "I feel a case of the grumpies coming on. I think I'd like to take a nap."
  • At the Store… 2 of 6
    At the Store...
    "Let's skip the toy aisles on this trip to Target, Mama. I know you're in a hurry."
    Photo Credit: Tanya_Little/Flickr
  • When Plans Have Changed… 3 of 6
    When Plans Have Changed...
    "Last minute change of plans that prevents us from our normal routine? I don't mind. I'm nothing if not flexible."
  • In Case of Puddles… 4 of 6
    In Case of Puddles...
    "On second thought, I shouldn't walk in that mud puddle. Wouldn't want to ruin my brand new shoes!"
    Photo Credit: D. Sharon Pruitt/Flickr
  • On Growing Up… 5 of 6
    On Growing Up...
    "You're right, Mom. It is about time that I give up the binky."
  • When They’re Potty Training… 6 of 6
    When They're Potty Training...
    "Why would I go pee pee in these clean undies when there's a perfectly good toilet right there?"

Mary Lauren Weimer is a social worker turned mother turned writer. Her blog, My 3 Little Birds, encourages moms to put down the baby books for a moment and tell their own stories. Connect with her on Facebook and Twitter.

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