Leila Love

“Daddy’s farts are the stinkiest. My farts are cute.”

“I always can’t choose hot dog or pizza. I both love those things.”

“I’m so good at backbends.”

Wondering whether the movie was cartoon/not, “Was it characters or real people?”

“Water can really fit through things.”

“I just love flowers! I can’t help it.”

(Referring to Uranus) “…a planet called Europe…”

“Hey, we’re a Cubs family!”

“Hey Grandma, Daddy had a bad attitude, he needs to go back to you as a baby and start over.”

Leila: “Daddy, do you know what I did to the plate? Daddy: “No.” Leila: “It’s something you do for love.” Daddy: “Did you kiss it?” Leila: “Yeah.”

Leila (referring to an open sign): “Why does that say open?” Mommy: “So people know it’s open.” Leila: “Why can’t people park, go in, see if it’s open? Why can’t they do that?”

Leila Love

After Mommy referred to cockroaches. Leila: “But why aren’t they called roaches?” Mommy: “Because cockroach is their full name.” Leila: “Like cock is their last name?”

Discussing her valentines cards, “I’m not going to ask anyone if they want a red or a pink…because then I have to ask everyone…It doesn’t matter who gets a red or a pink because they’re both nice.”

(Overheard while she played with her cars.) “Chapter 3: The taxi trip. The taxi lived alone. He always went to see the football game. He didn’t like the football game that much…Chapter 4: The school bus trip…”

Watching The Sound of Music, “Why does their house look like a museum?” and “I wish I was in that movie.”

Pretending Daddy was late for school on a Saturday morning, “So get going! The students are waiting for you!”

“I like these little humans.” (context completely forgotten)

“Oreos? What are Oreos?”

Mommy: “Who’s the funniest person in your class?” Leila: “L…I’m funny too.”

While playing legos, “I can make any house I want. I can make the Leila house style!”

“This castle is for knights, not kings and queens. Knights live in castles. Not beautiful castles like kinds and queens do.”

Leila Love

Talking about Daddy, “When I tickle him he doesn’t laugh because his tickles are already gone. But my tickles are always there.”

“I’m the goodest yoga pose ever.”

After Mommy said tomorrow was free dress day (they don’t have to wear uniforms) at school, “Mommy, I just love my uniform clothes. I want to wear them every day. Even weekends.”

Talking about her swim teacher, “I think he’s not a coach.” (Her gymnastics teachers have to be referred to as “coach.” Swim teachers go by their first names.)

“I’ll tell ya’ this smells like a fresh, clean bathing suit.”

After Mommy complained she does not have anyone helping her get ready, “You’re my Mommy! I’m not your Mommy!”

Leila: “Why is my piano bench so messy?” Mommy: “We can pick it up later.” Leila: “Okay, I’ll play my guitar.”

Talking about her birthday party, “Okay, we’ll just do the usual.”

Mommy: “We probably shouldn’t smell markers.” Leila: “But that marker smells really good.”

“But where do you live when you die?”