Help! Mommy's in a time out!

United States
June 6, 2007 10:39pm CST
Lots of parents wonder if their kids are listening. Well, I've got proof that mine is! Today my toddler angrily announced that she was going to put me in a time out, if I didn't give her what she wanted. I laughed and gave in! Who could argue with logic like that?
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@Bytemi (1553)
• United States
7 Jun 07
My 3 year old bowls in a youth league and she runs up to the line with the ball and throws it and says, "Go to Time Out Pins" and then dances when they fall it is so cute. She has also started correcting us, if I cough and my hands are full, so I bury my face in my shoulder, "You are suppose to cover you mouth, try again". I think she is the cuties.
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• United States
7 Jun 07
That is too precious! I giggled when I read it.
@jolenegreen (1209)
• United States
7 Jun 07
LOL! That is sooo funny. Kids say the funniest things. Neither one of mine talk yet but I cant wait until the do! I love listening to kids stories...sooo cute!
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• United States
26 Jun 07
You just wait! I was in the same spot as you two years ago, and I questioned whether or not mine would ever speak. And, now she won't shut up! Not that I would want her to do so. Actually I worry more when I don't hear her talking in the house somewhere. It means she's up to mischief! Thanks for dropping by!
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• Philippines
7 Jun 07
i find it cute when i hear words coming out from my children's mouth which make so much sense and these are even their originals. sure your child is definitely one who knows how to observe how things are going around. taking note of how you have been ignoring him, he immediately thought of a way to call your attention. so very witty for a child, so very observant and so attention getting. yes, i agree with you that no mother can ever let go of that opportunity to serve the child's needs.
• United States
26 Jun 07
She is just the most amazing person. Certainly I am blessed to be her mother!
@shoelover (896)
• Australia
7 Jun 07
I love it lol. Well mummys are not exempt from time out for bad behavior. Looks like you are going to have to learn how to behave better in future. Thanks for the giggle it has made my day.
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• United States
26 Jun 07
Grin! :)
@rapolu_cs (1184)
• India
7 Jun 07
How cute and funny,yes most of the kids are like that and mine also bahaves in the same manner in some instances and i find him very smart and feel very happy.
• United States
7 Jun 07
I have had a similar experience with my daughter. May I ask if you actually did something that you have said to be wrong or did you just not give her what she wanted?
• United States
7 Jun 07
You mean, did mommy do a no-no?
• United States
7 Jun 07
lol, yeah! when my little one did it I did something that I wouldn't let her do. I was stunned and thought "Dang it she got me!"
@makingpots (11920)
• United States
29 Jun 07
My son has done a similar thing. He was mad at me one day about something I wouldn't give in about. He went and got his dress me Elmo stuffed animal and put him in the naughty chair. He did everything exactly the way I do it. He even went and sat next to him to talk about it before he let him get up. I was laughing so hard while trying to pretend I didn't see it all happening.
• United States
2 Jul 07
That is too hilarious! Sometimes my daughter will put her cabbage patch doll into time out. Kids are really funny people.
@dlufel (424)
• Australia
7 Jun 07
That's very cute of her. She must have really listen and copying what you did to her. :) Makes us realize to be careful in treating them.
@lillake (1634)
• United States
7 Jun 07
LOL Sometimes mommy needs a time out too! LOL