Noah is really chatty, and apart from driving us nuts with his “Why? Why? Why?” questions, he says the funniest things at times. I started this series some time back to record all these funny moments, even though they’re probably only funny to us, but I figured I’ll maintain this series until he’s old enough to tell me to stop embarrassing him. But then again, a mum’s job is to embarrass her kids, right?
#12: Noah the Suaku*
As I was driving one day…
Noah: Look, Mummy, look!
Me: What is it, Noah? Mummy is driving, and can’t see what you’re pointing at.
Noah: It’s an egg! There’s an egg over there.
Me: Huh? Where? Why would there be an egg along the road?
Noah: There! So many eggs!
Me: Where? Is there a truck carrying eggs?
Noah: Nooo… On the tree! Egg yolks!
Tree with “egg yolks”
Me: … That’s a coconut tree, Noah.
#13: Noah the Emotional Blackmailing Expert
At the River Safari (You can read about how we examined panda poop at the River Safari HERE)
Noah: (Running up to me) Mummy! Mummy! Daddy says we have to get to the gift shop, then he will buy me something!
Me: What? Why? (Goes to C and asks him why he’s spoiling Noah)
C: No, I said if he’s a good boy, I will consider buying him something when we get to the gift shop. Only if he’s a good boy!
C: Which toy do you want, Noah? You have to choose.
Noah: (Holding on to three different soft toys) All, okay?
C: NO. Only one.
Noah: (Reluctantly puts one soft toy back) Leopard and Polar Bear, okay? Two? Can?
C: No, I’m only buying you one toy.
Noah: (Passes C the polar bear) This one.
Me: Go put the leopard back, please.
Noah: (Giving me his best puppy/Bambi eyes) Leopard is sad, Mummy. He wants to be my friend also.
Me: Good try, but no. Only one toy.
Noah: But Leopard wants to go home with Noah. He’s sad. I love Leopard also, you know.
Me: Nope, you’ve already got the polar bear.
C: (the softie) Next time we come to the zoo, Daddy will buy you another one if you’re good, okay?
Me: *rolls eyes*
Noah with his Tiger and Polar Bear
*Derived from the Hokkien dialect, meaning country bumpkin.
We’re thrilled to be shortlisted as one of the top 10 finalists in this year’s Singapore Blog Awards, under the Best Family Blog category! If you would like to read more about the Singapore Blog Awards, please read my post HERE, and if you would like to vote for us, please go to this website. You can vote once daily, from now till on Monday, 6 July 2015, 3pm. Thank you for your support!
If you’ve enjoyed reading this post, do like my Facebook page here to get updates. You can also follow me on Twitter (@GrowingwtheTans), Instagram (@GrowingwiththeTans), and Dayre (@GrowingwiththeTans), for short updates on what’s going on in our lives. Thank you! 🙂