Mother of the year, I am not…

The other day our whole family was sitting at the dinner table, and Lilla was being her usual, very goofy self. She was laughing and giggling about who knows what, and out of my, not so thoughtful, mouth comes, “Lilla, get off the crack!”

Lilla looks questionably at me and says, “I not on crack!”

I laughingly respond, “Lilla, do you know what crack is?” (Being not quite 3, it is highly doubtful!)

She barely bats an eye and says in her sing song way, “Humpty dumpty sat on a wall, humpty dumpty had a great fall!”

My word, I thought, how thankful I am for the eyes of innocence in my child, and how they give me a completely different perspective on a very jaded world.

Lamentations 3:22, 23 Because of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed,
for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.

6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Deedra
    Feb 01, 2009 @ 18:42:00

    Amen sister!….except my thoughts went to the “redneck” version of “crack”…lol


  2. Cyndi
    Feb 02, 2009 @ 03:38:00

    I’m with Deedra. I thought you meant what we call “baby butt crack.” You remember this when she repeats it to you!


  3. creative gal
    Feb 02, 2009 @ 06:01:00

    Too cute!!


  4. Wendy
    Feb 05, 2009 @ 09:46:00

    you gotta watch it when it comes to those spunky ones! i was that way with my now 6 yr old and to see how she turned out I just posted a video of her that cracks me up to watch even now (and I filmed it) it is a lot of fun though isnt it!


  5. gail
    Feb 05, 2009 @ 22:11:00

    Sounds like a happy home, Amy.


  6. Carrie
    Feb 09, 2009 @ 07:42:00

    Tee hee hee!!!Sounds like something I’d do.


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