Forget butchered words, Mazzy is speaking in whole sentences now. I don’t want to go so far as to call my two-and-a-half-year-old a LIAR, but she definitely has some creative ways of twisting the truth.

Let’s give her the benefit of the doubt and say that language limitations are responsible for most miscommunications. It’s either that or she’s using the whole “toddler” thing as a guise to exercise master manipulation.

Any of these sound familiar?


I’m sure, one day, my daughter will tell me exactly what is on her mind and then I will look back on this period fondly.

Pretty sure “I hate you” equals “I hate you” in teenage speak.


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