Etc Girl Talk

All Ella

January 20, 2014



Janssen:  Did you hear Ani? I think I heard her.
Ella:  [listening]  No. I don’t hear anything. I think she must have given up. She probably just thought, “Oooookay, Mom is never going to get me out of my crib.”

Ella:  Dad, open this present I have for you! [hands him an invisible present]
Bart:  Oh wow! Thank you! What is it?
Ella:  It’s some keys. To a new car.
Bart:  Thank you so much! What kind of car did you get me?
Ella:  A minivan.

After I got pretty irritated with a bunch of whining in the car:
Ella:  We are NICE in this family. And you were not being nice.

Janssen:  Ani, you have the cutest little baby tooth!
Ella:  But where is the mommy tooth and the daddy tooth?

Ella: I’m just going to give Ani these puzzles, because I’m not so much of a puzzle fiend anymore.

Ella: I’m kind of done with babies.
Janssen: But aren’t you the master of babies?
Ella: No. I’m just the master of Ani.

Ella: I wish Celeste was my mommy. And you could be my sister. My very old sister.
Janssen: . . . .
Ella: My very very VERY old sister.

Bart: (making a stuffed animal talk) Let me tell you about my grandma.
Ella: I don’t want to hear it.

Someone is starting to resist having her picture taken. When I pulled out the camera last week, she hid under the bed.

Ella: Can I have three chocolate chips?
Janssen: Yes. Because I’m a very nice mommy.
Ella: Nice mommies give their children chocolate chips. Mean mommies punch their children in the face.
Janssen: . . . .

On our road trip to Alabama, Ella looks up from the iPad to discover it’s completely dark (and pouring rain) outside the car:
Ella: I can’t see a dang thing!

As we’re leaving a second store and preparing to go to a third one
Ella: [long sigh] It would be just so wonderful if we only went to two stores today.

Out of nowhere:
Ella: You can’t just do whatever you want, Mom. [pause] You know that, right?

P.S. More Ella hilarity here.

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20 Comments

  • Reply Elaine January 20, 2014 at 12:32 pm

    These are my favorite posts! Does she have any feelings about being Ella on the Blog or is she aware of it? Oh, and since she just turned 3 1/2, it's pretty much a whole new stage.

  • Reply Meg {Boo Boos & Briefcases} January 20, 2014 at 1:04 pm

    These are hilarious!! Such a sweet girl!

  • Reply Señora H-B January 20, 2014 at 1:20 pm

    What a precocious little thing! I love these posts so much.

  • Reply Mrs Gray January 20, 2014 at 1:25 pm

    I love quotes from kids. So funny!

  • Reply Rockstar Preemies January 20, 2014 at 2:19 pm

    I cannot even handle these posts!!! Where does she get this stuff?? Hilarious!!!

  • Reply Sherry January 20, 2014 at 2:32 pm

    I love being able to hear bits of myself and Eric in Ike. But there are still so many things where I'm baffled as to where those ideas or sayings originated.

  • Reply Melanie January 20, 2014 at 2:56 pm

    Love these!

  • Reply Rachel January 20, 2014 at 3:14 pm

    Oh, she is a crackup! My favorite is "my very very very older sister" haha!

  • Reply Meghan Splawn January 20, 2014 at 3:16 pm

    These are my favorite posts. Oh, Ella.

  • Reply Allie @ Everyday Adventures January 20, 2014 at 4:33 pm

    Ahaha, Ella is too cute. Mean mommies punch their kids in the face?! Where does she get this stuff haha.

  • Reply Sanja T January 20, 2014 at 6:40 pm

    She is adorable!!!! I laughed out loud at "mean mommies punch their kinds in the face". She is such a character!

  • Reply Amber Henry January 20, 2014 at 7:52 pm

    Love hearing Ella's commentary!

  • Reply Sarah S. January 20, 2014 at 8:40 pm

    I LOVE reading the things that Ella says. My son cracks me up at almost 5 years old BUT Ella is so hilarious at a younger age.

  • Reply Lexilooo January 21, 2014 at 12:19 am

    she's too much!

  • Reply Stefanie Hathaway January 21, 2014 at 4:08 am

    I love the "I can't see a dang thing" comment and the "puzzle fiend." She's a funny one!

  • Reply Feisty Harriet January 21, 2014 at 8:26 pm

    Hahahaha! Love.

    xox

  • Reply Stephanie Lee January 22, 2014 at 4:10 am

    I am DYING. She is so hilarious. I even made Cameron read the post, I found it so entertaining! Please do more of these posts! 🙂

  • Reply Celeste January 22, 2014 at 8:06 pm

    I'd take her in any day. Love that girl!

  • Reply Amanda January 23, 2014 at 7:37 pm

    Oh my goodness… I made myself cry big, fat, hilarious tears over the "punch you in the face" comment. Ahhh!!

  • Reply *LaUrA* January 26, 2014 at 5:28 pm

    bahahaha…oh man…the mean mommy comment got me laughing pretty hard. She is hilarious and has the sweetest little face I have ever seen.

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