July 2012: KEANE, pointing to my cleavage: Cheeks, Mommy, cheeks.
June 2012: KEANE, for the first time ever after watching me kiss all of my cousins and aunt and uncles hello at a wedding: I love you! (complete with a big smooch for punctuation :)
June 2012: DINK: Mom, yesterday, you went to church and they pulled me out of your tummy! MOM to DAD: Ummm, I think we need to have a talk with Declan about the difference between birth and baptism. And the passage of time.
May 2012: DINK: Mom, sometimes things are tricky. Like balance beams.
May 2012: K's first sentence, mumbled under his breath in a fashion he learned from his brother used for requesting something you know you're not likely to get: I wanna treat.
April 2012: DINK, when rearranging all the cushions and pillows on the couch so he and K can snuggle in them: We're gonna make a sleep challenge!
March 2012: DINK: Dad, you're my best friend.
Feb 2012: DINK, standing in the driveway, watching Samuel, Caden, and Ellie leaving: I miss them so much.
Jan 2012: DINK: Mom, did you know that I don't like bats? And did you know that cats are soft and comfortable?
Jan 2012: DINK: Mom, did you know that strangers have bad news?
Jan 2012: DINK, pretending to be a cat while replying to my question of Where is Number Two?: I don't know. I mean, I don't meow!
Dec 2011: DINK: Sometimes, your heart gets broken, and Jesus fixes your broken heart.
Dec 2011: DINK: Daddy, should I help you?
Nov 2011: DINK: Get outta here, kitty! You're supposed to be LITTLE!
Oct 2011: DINK: You will be the kitty, and I will be the dog.
Sept 2011: MOMMY: Look, Declan, there's a school bus up ahead! DINK: Mommy, you got a school bus on your head?
Sept 2011: DINK, looking at a picture of a log truck in an ABC book: "Truck is for L!"
Aug 2011: MOMMY: Goodnight, sugar. DINK: I not sugar! I Declan Marx Womack!
Aug 2011: DINK: "God bless Mommy, and Daddy. God bless the stars. God bless Elmo. God bless dinosaurs."