March 11, 2017

Slice of Life Challenge | Day 11


Mom: Eliza, are we going in the afternoon?

Eliza (as she walked out of her room): Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!

Mom: What?

Eliza: I get it! After. Noon. It's after noon. Morning, afternoon, evening.

I laughed and lovingly teased my 16-year-old honors student, but actually...

I am very familiar with those moments! All of a sudden, a word, used forever, looks new!

We giggled over her aha moment!

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14 comments:

  1. What a sweet moment, I love it!
    I love that I posted right after you tonight. That means we were for real slicing together! :)

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  2. This is so sweet! Kid make the best discoveries--ones that make us look at the world with new eyes and excitement!

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  3. I love this!
    My daughter was SURE Alice in Wonderland was Allison Wonderland! Actually, we are still trying to convince her (age 20) that it is Alice IN Wonderland

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  4. Ha!! My gifted honors daughter (23 and married now) has these moments often. SO funny! It is true, though, that sometimes a word is so often used you don't really think about it.

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    1. Hi Holly! Glad to hear it's normal! Haha!

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  5. Now that word will always have a special aha! attached to it. Hope these moments never go away.

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  6. I can't say much - from the mom whose daughter thinks the iron breathes! ;)

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