Guess She's Not Quite Getting the Concept of Sarcasm Yet

Nate: Okay, time to change your diaper.

Thalia: No!

Nate: Let me change it Thalia, you pooped.

Thalia: NO!

Nate: Oh Thalia, please let me change your smelly, stinky diaper filled with excrement. Please do me the courtesy of allowing me take it off your body and then wipe all that poop off of your butt and then please let me...

Thalia: Aw, don't cry, Daddy.


Blogger appleseed said...

All a girl needs sometimes is a little groveling!

11/17/07, 11:13 AM  
Anonymous Bitsy Parker said...

Love a helpful Daddy!

11/17/07, 1:49 PM  
Anonymous Maddy said...

Well they do say that sarcasm is the lowest form of wit!

11/17/07, 2:20 PM  
Anonymous mothergoosemouse said...

That's not sarcasm, that's basic reverse psychology (which actually works frighteningly well).

11/17/07, 2:27 PM  
Blogger PunditMom said...

:O Someday she'll thank him -- both for changing the diaper and for helping her to learn about humor!

11/17/07, 3:09 PM  
Blogger Jozet at Halushki said...


I bet she learns the word "excrement", though, lol.

11/17/07, 3:52 PM  
Anonymous Wendy said...

I think she knows exactly what she is doing.

11/17/07, 5:56 PM  
Blogger Lawyer Mama said...

My kids take everything quite literally too. But, hey, at least it worked!

11/17/07, 9:25 PM  
Anonymous RC said...

Love it! I will have to remember this one for my darling Little Dude, once he can argue against the diaper change rather than the current wiggling until the diaper is on backwards or sideways.

11/17/07, 10:01 PM  
Blogger Jerseygirl89 said...

I think I'm going to have to try this next time!

11/18/07, 4:13 PM  
Blogger Maggie said...

Sarcasm is one of the first things my husband and I instill in our children. It comes before potty training, before reading, often before weaning, in fact.




11/18/07, 4:56 PM  
Blogger Shannon said...

I love that it worked, unexpectedly.

11/19/07, 2:54 AM  

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