Monday, February 08, 2010

Overheard in the Family Room & Bedroom

Context: Sissy has come out into the family room at least 4 times - avoiding bedtime.

Sissy, pointing: Mama, my ear hurts in dare.

Mama: Okay, let me take a look.

(Uses otoscope* to check Sissy's ear drum.)

Grandpa: Is she checking your little brains? Are they okay?

Mama: Well, it IS a little red. Let me give you some [herbal remedy for ear infection].

--- Later in bedroom. ---

Mama: Listen, Sissy. It's sleepy time. You need to stay in your bed. Do not call me again.


Sissy, with hands open: But MOM, if I calls you, dat means my brains is hurtin'!

*–noun (Medical). an instrument with a light for examining the external canal and tympanic membrane of the ear.

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