Tuesday, September 10, 2013

When Daddy works late

Episode One, 8:45 p.m.:

Me:  Susannah, it is is time to go to bed. Quit turning your light on.

Sukie:  But I like to thleep in the light. I alwayth thleep in the light. I do. I alwayth do.

Me:  You need to close your eyes now.

Sukie:  I can't. I can't clothe my eyeth. I need to thee. I need to thee, (sotto voce) if I am DEAD.


Sukie: (eyes darting, followed by a lengthy intake of breath): I AM ALIVE!

Episode Two, 9:15 p.m.:

Me:  You know that you can't go to preschool tomorrow if you don't get a good night's sleep.

Sukie:  Not at that prethchool.

Me:  Yes, at every preschool they require in the rules that you get a good night's sleep.

Sukie:  Nope. Not at BSF they don't.

Me:  Yes, you HAVE to sleep before you go.

Sukie (triumphantly):  But they have a bed there.

Me:  No, they don't have a bed there.

Sukie (raising eyebrows smugly):  Maaaaybe. Maaaaaaybe they do.

Episode three, 10:13 p.m.:

Sukie (settling in to the couch):  You wanna watch Pound Puppies or Kipper?

1 comment:

susanswenton said...

You have a live wire on your hands there, Sask.