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Frankie:  Mama, When will this family die? Mama: I don’t know. Probably not for a long time Frankie: Well, Papa is really old so he will probably die faster than us. Mama: Well, that’s probably true. We’ll probably be a little sad then. Frankie: Why? Mama: Because Papa won’t be with us anymore and Frankie: […]

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3 AM — Everyone is sleeping in the big bed. Frankie: Mooommmee Mama: What Honey? Frankie: I was sleeping and nobody said Merry Christmas to me! Mama: Well, everyone else was sleeping too. pause Frankie: Mama, say Merry Christmas Mama: Merry Christmas, Frankie Frankie: Merry Christmas too, Mama (gives Mama a hug) (I should clarify: […]

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I am sure I’m not the only mama this has happened to….   A quiet evening at home, the night before school picture day… Frankie:  Mama, Look!  (big smile) Mama:  AAAAHHHH.  WHAT IS THAT IN YOUR HANDS! Frankie:  I cut my hair Mama!  (still with the smile) Mama:  (puts her face in her hands and […]

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Sitting on the piano bench putting on shoes….. Frankie: Mama, I’m playing the pwiano to tell you you’re hurting my feet. Mama: It’s pi-ano Frankie: Mama, I’m playing this instrument to tell you you’re hurting my feet.

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Mama: I wonder if we will see the baby horse today? Frankie: It’s called a foal, mama. Mama: Ok. …. Oh, Look! There are 2 foals now! ….. Did you see them? Frankie: I saw them but my eyes weren’t looking.

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“Mama, only Daddy gets Privacy, you don’t. I will keep you company.”

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Mama: Wow, look at all that snow Frankie! Frankie: Sometimes spring changes mama

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Frankie: Mama, you have to kiss Bella and that will break the spell so she can talk. Mama: Ok, , is she talking now? Frankie: No Mama, she’s just a doll and dolls aren’t real so she can’t talk.

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Look Mama! There’s the movies. That’s where you and Daddy go on a playdate!