Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Don't Look Like A Mom

Location: At Home

*Felicia, Aylen, and Senia are watching music videos on the computer*
Aylen [while watching "That's Not My Name" by The Ting Tings]: "I knew that's what she looked like!  I knew she didn't look like a mom."

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

News Of The Day: Straight One / Squiggly One

Location: PoeCo

Aylen: "My mom took me to the park.  I was crying for my mom.  She was on the straight one.  I was on the squiggly one."

Monday, November 15, 2010

Christmas Skeleton

Location: At Home

Senia [looking at the Halloween decorations]: "Dad!  I need the Christmas skeleton on my door now."

Phone Conversation With Elmo

Location: At Home

Senia [to herself, on her pretend kitchen phone]: "Hello?  [pause]  Oh, hello.  Elmo.  How are you?  [pause]  I am doing fine.  What are you doing?  [pause]  You are at H.E.B!  I was just at Central Market!  [pause]  Yes.  That is a good idea, let me see.  [long pause]  My Dad said 'yes'!"
Fernando [picking up around the girls' room]: "Huh?  What?  I didn't say anything?  Who are you talking to?"
Senia [continuing on her pretend kitchen phone]: "Oh.  No.  That was my Spikey Horsey."
*Senia climbs on Fernando and tries to ride him like a horse with phone in hand*
Fernando: "What?  What are you doing?"
Senia [continuing on her pretend kitchen phone]: "Okay, Elmo.  I can pick you up on my racing car.  [pause]  Yes, I can pick up Charlie and Lola.  Okay.  Bye."

Monday, November 8, 2010

Playing Mommy

Location: At Home

Senia [to Felicia, getting ready to play]: "I will be the mommy, you be the baby, and Aylen can be the puppy."

Friday, November 5, 2010

News Of The Day: I Went To My Mom And Dad's Bed

Location: PoeCo

Aylen: "Last night I went to my mom and dad's bed and then I went potty and then I watched some T.V."

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Taking Care Of Aylen

Location: At Home

Senia [to Felicia]: "Mom.  Don't go to the museum.  I don't want you to go.  Aylen is going to be scared if she stays home all by herself."
Felicia: "I am not going.  I am going to stay at home with Aylen.  She doesn't feel well."
Senia: "Oh, thank you, Mom.  I love you."

Play: Untitled

Location: PoeCo

"There was a unicorn, then a princess came, the princess married the prince.  A ballerina came, then a butterfly came.  Then there was a dinosaur.  The dinosaur was nice.  A tree grew, and everybody climbed the tree, even the dinosaur.  The found a bean stalk and got scared.  They climbed down the tree as fast as they could.  Then another ballerina came.  The ballerina said: 'HELP!  HELP!'.  The dinosaur thought she was in trouble.  The dinosaur rescued her."

Unicorn: Claire
Prince: Nathaniel
Princess: Campbell
Dinosaur: Joaquin
Ballerina One: Kiersten
Ballerina Two: Merideth
Tree: Fernando