Archive for the 'television' Category


(Bea and Indi are watching the Teletubbies. The sun has the face of a baby and it laughs constantly.)

Beatrix: That baby is friggin’ nuts.

(Bea, age 6.)


deciphering toddlerish.

Indiana: Wee wee.

Me: Wee wee?

Indiana: Mm! Wee wee!

Me: Do you need a new nappy? Have you done wees?

Indiana: No.

(Some time passes)

Indiana: Wee wee! Pease! (She points to the DVD shelf)

Me: Ohhh. You wanna watch Pee-wee’s Playhouse?

Indiana: Pease.

(Indi, age 2.)

quotes of the past week.

(Upon seeing me naked in the shower)

Beatrix: You have sloppy boobs, Mama.

(Referring to Bear Grylls from Discovery Channel’s Man VS Wild eating live animals)

Beatrix: Silly Bear. He always forget to cook his food.

(About a rodent character on one of her Nintendo Wii games that wouldn’t stop talking)

Beatrix: Fuckin’ mouse.


(Bea, age 4)


Beatrix: Can we watch Seinfeld?
Me: Okay. Do you know their names? (pointing) That’s Kramer.
Beatrix: Kramer.
Me: That’s Geo…
Beatrix: George.
Me: Good! That’s Elaine.
Beatrix: Elaine.
Me: And that’s…
Beatrix: I know.
Me: Do you? What is it?
Beatrix: Cherry Seinfeld.

[ 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.