“Santa isn’t saying Ho Ho Ho!”

My best friend gave my niece an ice cream cone during the Christmas break. My niece suddenly got very hyper…and I saw myself reflected in a four year old.

N: Santa isn’t saying HO HO HO! He didn’t say it! Santa is supposed to say that! A robot got flusheded down the sink!

Me: You can’t flush things down the sink.

N: YES YOU CAN!

Me: No you can’t. There’s no flusher thingy.

Sis: Handle.

Me: There’s no handle.

N: I’m going to flush all the robots down the toilet with the poopoo on it!

Me: Why do you always talk about toilets these days!?

Sis: Because toilets are hilarious.

Me: Psssh. You know what’s HIL-AIR-REE-OUS!? Chicken nuggets.

N: I LOVE CHICKEN NUGGETS!

Me: I love cookies and ice cream and mountain dew and puppies and–

Sis: This is why we don’t let you have sugar.

Me: I know she’s so hyper.

Sis: I was talking about you.

Me: Oh….oh wow…so that’s where she gets it from. Ha…well now we know what to expect.

N: HO HO HO! HO HO HOOOOOO! HO!

The next morning my niece got up at 6 am to talk to me about toilets again. I really don’t get it…but honestly after hanging out with a lot of 3 to 6 year olds, I’ve learned to just nod and smile politely.

 

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