“Dad! Last night I fell asleep like you taught me. I closed my eyes and thought of all my favorite things!”
“Awesome! So proud! What did you think of?”
“Pink kitties laughing and eating ice cream, blue watering cans and Sam.”
Me: Ellen, you’re pretty darn cute.
Ellen: Mom, you have pretty darn eyes and pretty darn teeth.
After grandpa’s birthday party:
“We forgot to get balloons. Grandpa is going to be so appointed! WE CAN’T GIVE UP!”
You know your kid is Catholic when she reaches into the fountain at the butterfly exhibit at the zoo and crosses herself…
Putting on her holiday gingerbread man underwear:
“You can’t catch me wearing my gingerbread underwear!”
Later that night, after I explained to her that the priest was placing the host in the monstrance for adoration:
“Mima! Did you know Jesus has special powers, and He can turn into BREAD!?”
I’m calling it a catechism win.