Category Archives: Conversations

Language Lesson

Lunch time after school. Little Libra is eating the last of her lumpia and rice. When she’s done chewing she says: “Guess what Mommy.” “What?” “When it’s more than one thing, we add an S at the end. Like thingssssss” … Continue reading

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Little Miss Knowsy

“Mommy, look. This is my apex,” touching the tiny bridge of her nose. A-what?? She got my complete attention immediately. “Where did you learn that?” “Teacher… and these are the wings,” pointing to the sides of her nose. “Good job! … Continue reading

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The Mommy Meeting

My weekly conversation with Little Libra before I zip out for some alone time, errand time, work time, girlfriend time, or hubby time: Little Libra: (Noticing that I’m not in my pambahay grub) Where you going Mommy? Me: (Sounding important) … Continue reading

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Age

Dad: How old are you? LL: Two!.. How old is Mommy? Dad: Thirty-two. LL: Like me!! Dad: No. Thirty….Two She runs to me in the room. LL: Cheers Mommy! For the next couple of years, my daughter will  think we’re … Continue reading

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Quota

My day started with stepping in Cocoa’s poop on the way to the banyo. Oh yes. This happened. Two words for you: bare feet. Then will you believe this… swimming class was canceled because a baby butt dispensed shreds of … Continue reading

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Skyping it

Kids nowadays are so tech-savvy.  Little Libra can answer phone calls, send a text, and work an iPhone. Today it appears that she can skype too. I can’t wait till she can update our iPod, so tired of our tunes. … Continue reading

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Pook-a-Bee

pook-a-bee /pu’k ə bi’/ n. A toddler’s rendition of the popular English game peek-a-boo; influenced by a Pinoy dyslexic sense of humor; other examples include, erap = pare = friend, rapsa = sarap = yummy, sengla = laseng = drunk. … Continue reading

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Fair Feathered Friend

As I was drawing the curtains for the night, I realized we had a visitor outside. Me: Hey Babe, look we have a visitor. Hubby: Oh yeah. Look at that! Me: Is it a pigeon? I’ve never seen a white … Continue reading

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Ash Envy

Here’s my favorite question of the week: Little Libra: What’s that? Me: Ash L: Nice nash! Where jew get-it? M: Church. It’s a-a-ash, like aaaaapple. L: A-a-a-nash. Niiiiice naaaaash. She said it the way teenagers admire tattoos with envy and … Continue reading

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Lunch Conversation

Where’s Tommy? Tommy is an angel high up in the sky, in heaven. Angel Tommy is with Mama Mary. Not with Mommy? Not yet. He’s with Mama Mary. How about Jesus? Yes. He’s with Jesus too. Satisfied, Little Libra raised … Continue reading

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