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Monday, November 8, 2010

In The Piggy Banks of My Mind

When my kids were young, there are certain funny things that they would say that always linger in my memory banks.  One of the funniest things that my son ever said to me was at a water park in Spring, Tx.  We had been climbing many stairs to go down slides of fun all day.  Later that afternoon, we were once again heading up another set of steps, when I slipped...my son was about 6 or so, and immediately commented, "Mommy be careful...you could slip, and you could fall, and you could get hurt, and YOU COULD DIE, and how would i get home?"....I laughed all the way down the slide!

They are all grown up now...

....but they never stop making me laugh and smile!


Caty said...

thanks for sharing that laugh with us!

signed...bkm said...

What a great story Carrie...amazing these two beautiful little ones grow up to be so big and tall and strong....my son's birthday is this week and oh my...he will be 33 years old...I have been blessed....everything is going good..we have be doctor going for my husbands back and he is going in this week for shots to relieve the pain...so I have not been making all the rounds as I would like....hope it helps ..he wants to get back to work ...blessings...and thanks for posting at Monday's Child...bkm

Carrie Burtt said...

Thank you Caty for stopping by....glad it made you laugh...we all need a good laugh once in a while. :-)

Hi Bkm....i hope your husband gets better soon....sounds like all our kids have grown up and moved on with their lives...giving us more time to blog....:-)

Ruth said...

this is precious... i've many in my memory banks as well.. those that the kids have said during my teaching days... i even kept a journal and its so fun to flip over from page and page and re read them whenever i can...

love this post...

Come by when you can, i've a book giveaway...


Anonymous said...

I'm sure your piggy bank is full of sweet memories. Keep smiling :)

Deborah said...

Oh this is just wonderful ... and it's true, how would he have got home!! wonderful :o)

Anonymous said...

So practical! Lovely post.

Carrie Burtt said...

Thank you Ruth...i will be by your blog today....:-)
Hi Nimaruichi...you are right...when you have children that is always the case...thank you for reading it...:-)
Deborah i truly enjoyed yours as well! :-)

You are so right Madamebutterfly practicala for sure! lol :-)

Anything Fits A Naked Man said...

What a great story! Thanks for sharing it, and those pictures are adorable!!

I don't have kids, but my nieces and nephews have kept us VERY entertained over the years with their silly sayings! I love reminding them about those sayings now that they're older!!

Jinksy said...

Kids can be guaranteed to brighten the dullest day, as well as keep us on our toes!

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