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    Tattooed

    Me: (After one two many fellas ogled my youngest as we walked through DC) I’m going to tattoo ‘I’m only 12’ across your forehead. Youngest: So, what I’m hearing is that I can get a tattoo? Me: Yes, as long as it’s on your forehead and says ‘I’m only 12’.

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    Math Works

    Oldest:       They asked my opinion on the math test? Me: Really? Oldest:       Yes, they asked ‘What do you think is the next number in the sequence?’ I didn’t agree with any of the four answers they gave so I added e) and put my answer.

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    Slave to Fashion

    So my youngest gets in the car after school and takes off MY shoes with a sigh. I look at her feet and the shoes have left an imprint on her feet. Me:       Do the shoes hurt your feet? Youngest:       Yes, but they look so GOOD! Clearly that sort of passion for fashion skips a generation! (One of her favorites …)

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    Goals

    Oldest:     I’m so torn, I can’t decide if to save my money to upgrade my drum set or to buy a long board. Youngest:     I know what you mean. It’s hard. Every month I start saving for college and then I spend it all. I’ve got to get her a copy of this —–>

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    Superwoman

    Me (After describing a project that I wanted us to try): It can’t be rocket science. Youngest (Having heard me use the term umpteen times):       Mommy, what’s rocket science? Me: (Some explanation which clearly was not very good because she comes back with …) Youngest: Oh … you could do rocket science, Mommy. (Got that right!)

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    Bring Back Our Girls

    Oldest (on hearing that the US government would be assisting Nigeria with finding and releasing the kidnapped Nigerian girls):      We are going to help? Me: Yes Son (proudly):     I posted the (Bring Back Our Girls) image on my profile and all of my followers liked it. Except two …. I need to talk to them.