He Said WHAT!?

Harry’s speech is coming on leaps and bounds and as it does the opportunities for public humiliation multiply.  Being a toddler means that the volume control button is broken and set at maximum.  There is no filter.  He repeats himself often just in case you didn’t catch it the first time, second, third…….

Here are just some of my favourite comments from the last few weeks.

(Potty training has been big on the agenda hence the toilet related theme throughout this post).

  1. It’s a man” – As we went for a walk through the park we came across a lady in a sports cap coming towards us with her dog.  Fair play she was also wearing flat shoes, jeans and a big coat, so she could have well passed for a man.  I explained that it was a lady wrapped up for the cold.  As we got to within touching distance, you pointed at her, laughed, and said loudly “no it isn’t Mummy, it is a man”.  I smiled politely and sped away.
  2. “Mummy you’ve not got a big willy………you’ve got a baby willy” – shocked by this comment – so early on in proceedings – I had no words to respond.
  3. “Mummy I wee through my willy and you wee through your bottom” – I was slightly more prepared due to the earlier experience.  On this occasion I just nodded and said “that’s right Harry I do”.  Let’s face it he is not even 3, there was absolutely no need to elaborate and I have only just worked out what to call his never mind how to explain mine away.
  4. “No Mummy, I NOT go in the water” – OK lets get this bit out of the way first, in my defence we were in the baby pool and he did have a swimming nappy on.  When H told me in his urgent voice that he needed a wee, I assessed the situation and whispered in his ear “do it in the water”.  He looked at me alarmed and said again “no Mummy, I need a wee wee”.  Again I turned to him and reassuringly said, “it’s OK pumpkin, just do it in the water”.  In total panic – with a slight hint of disgust – and at the top of his lungs he said “NO MUMMY I NOT GO IN THE WATER”.  As people turned around all they saw was a flash of my wobbly bits as we sprinted out through the changing room doors.
  5. “Mummy you will get your knickers wet” – In an effort to save time getting ready we both got in to the shower together.  When he came out with this I had no idea what he meant, for my knickers were in the wash basket.  And then I realised and made a mental note to book in for a bikini wax!
  6. “Mummy, I am a big boy I did a wee-wee…….and you did a poo”.  Proudly announced as we were walking out from the ladies toilet in a packed family-friendly pub.  We sat back down to finish our lunch, me crimson and not making eye contact with anyone and H basking in the glory of his big boy achievement.

Love you, you little monkey x

My Little Naughty Monkey


27 thoughts on “He Said WHAT!?

  1. So funny and I can relate so much B used to have the best saying, I always blogged about them on Phrase Day Friday but MM never had the same mishaps with words and funny convos that B had wonder if it’s a boy thing. It’s hilarious had a few of these myself. We were swimming in a river and B refused to wee in the water thought I was disgusting for even mentioning it. Thank you so much for linking up to Share With Me. I hope that you will continue to share with Charlotte over on Mummy Fever as she takes over Share With Me next week. #sharewithme

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  2. hahaha you saved the best til last! They’re all classics and it’s lovely (funny) you’ll have this to look back on and have a giggle/remember the embarrassment of it all 🙂
    Thanks for sharing on #KCACOLS hope you can link with Franca on Sunday too x

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  3. Hahaha, love it! I have a 5 year old and a 2 year old and we have regular conversations about the fact that boys have winkies and girls don’t, they’re both fascinated by it! x #KCACOLS

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  4. oh well done little man! Spectacular! I have two little ones doing things like this to me too – good job we have a good sense of humour. Thanks for linking up to #sharewithme

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  5. Kids really need to know how and when to say things don’t they! Oh dear, I thought explaining willies to my daughter was hard enough…I wouldn’t know what to say to my boy, if I had one! #kcacols

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  6. This is sooooo funny! brilliant! and now you’ve written it you will never forget them – i must have forgotten so much – apart from the time my 3 year old announced at the top of her voice that the woman in the changing room was the biggest woman she had ever ever seen in her whole life – never forgotten that one! #KCACOLS


  7. Oh I love this – too funny. They do say some embarrassing things don’t they. I always remember when I was pregnant with my youngest my 2 year old was a little obsessed with pregnancy and one day shouted at a rather large man -‘ Mummy look that man has a baby in his belly too’ #kcacols

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