Daddy: “Do you want some more hot milk?”
Talise: “Yes.”
Daddy: “Yes what?”
Talise: “What?”

Making a stirling effort to read the little tiny words of the objects she needs to find on Mummy’s Tinkerbell app…
“What’s a bro-om?”
(rhymes with ‘crow bomb’)


– age 4 years 4 months 4 weeks 1 day



When Daddy said it was too long ago to remember when he last had his face painted…
“It’s a long time to change into a grown-up.”

– age 4 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days

Just right…

When Daddy had hoovered…
Daddy: “Will that do?”
Talise: “Yes, Mummy will be proud of you. You will get one of these chocolate cakes.”

When she asked Mummy a question and Daddy answered…
“I was talking to Mummy!”
– then exasperated…
“My father…”

Her hot milk has to be…
“Not too hot and not too cold.”

– age 4 years 4 months 3 weeks 4 days


“Your voice isn’t crunchy!”

– age 4 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days


Daddy: “Is your name ‘I Want’?”
Talise: “No! It’s T-A-L-I-S-E.”

spelling bee

– age 4 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day

Stick flick dot…

“I love my bunny.”


“Can I have Woolly and Tig on? Coz I love Woolly and Tig.”

woolly and tig

“Daddy, can you give me my red broccoli bow?”


For good writing…
Mummy: “You deserve some marshmallows.”
Talise: “I need a lot!”


“The white ones are the stick and the flick – and that’s the dot.”


– age 4 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day


Daddy: “You’re very creative – do you know what that means?”
Talise: “Yeah – it means you’re very makeful.”

– age 4 year 4 months 2 weeks 4 days

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