Archive for the 'babies' Category


Me: Indi, it’s time to get ready for daycare. Come put your pants on.

Indiana: No pants, no babies, no WAY!

(Indi, age 2)


family life

Beatrix: (abruptly) I really want twins.

Me: You want twins?

Beatrix: Yeah, when I grow up, I really want twins.

Me: Having two babies at once is a lot of work.

Beatrix: I know, but you can hold one while the other one drinks.

Me: Oh. Okay then. What are their names going to be?

Beatrix: Oceanna. And Leia.

(Bea, age 6)

baby names.

Me: Mummy’s sister has a baby in her tummy, just like I did. Isn’t that exciting?
Beatrix: Wow! What’s it called?
Me: Well, we don’t know if it’s a boy or a girl yet. We have to wait and see. Do you know any good names? What about boy names?
Beatrix: Finny.
Me: Finny? Okay. What about girl names?
Beatrix: Um.. Hamstring.

[ Bea, at age 4. ]


An archive of quotes from my radical tomboy daughters; Indiana Lux (3.5) and Beatrix Honey (7.5) on their journey to becoming less pod and more human.