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I knew this day would come….

April 3, 2012 6 comments

…The day when Zuri would finally ask if we are keeping baby Remi forever. But I didn’t think it would go down like this:

I finally get Remi down for her nap and go in the living room where Zu is watching Flubber (remember Flubber? ha ha). I turn down the TV and remind Zuri to stay quiet-ish while her sister sleeps….This is what comes out next:

Zuri: Mom, you know, its time for Remi to go away.

Me: Go away? where? Why?

Zuri: She needs to go to Nica wa wa (Nicaragua) where thems people have nothing.

Me: (trying to hide my laughter) What?! Why in Nicaragua?

Zuri: Thems have NO good food. NO water…NO baby REMI’S! ….My dad told me. They need her.

Me: Zuri, we cant send her there. She’s in our family for forever and ever.

Zuri: For forrrrreverrrrr? awwwwwwwwww. (complete jibberish……then…) but I can’t NEVER hear my shows! YOU ALWAYS have to be feeding HERS in the BACKROOM! ITs time mom! ITS TIME!

Me: awe….well shes just a baby and when she grows bigger, she’ll be your best friend. I swear! Our baby is sooo sweet and were never giving her away, ok?

Zuri: (exploding into rage) WELL THEN, IM TELLING JESUS CHRIST TO TURN ME INTO BABY REMI!

Me: (in shock…I have no clue how to respond, because I was clearly not expecting her to take this angle.)

Zuri: cont….He’ll do it! I just have to say a prayer to Jesus Christ!

Me: No….dont ask him….I’ll be soooo sad. I need my ZuZu lady AND my baby Remi OK?

Zuri: oooookay, well……can you turn up the TV?

And that, folks, is where it ended. She hasn’t brought it up since.

But they really do love each other, promise.

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6 comments

Haylie April 3, 2012 at 5:45 am

Oh my gosh I just laughed so hard!! That is so funny I love it!! Your girls are adorable!

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.aubrey c. April 3, 2012 at 4:13 pm

Oh my goodness little Zuri what a doll! I would love to hang with her all day.

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Taylor Murphy April 3, 2012 at 8:31 pm

just burst out laughing reading this in class during an emotional pause/silence by my professor. hilarious.
best part is 1. imagining her screaming jesus christ. 2. the fact that she was watching flubber.

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Reags April 4, 2012 at 6:45 pm

This can’t be real. She totally use the powers from above against you, how do you fight that? ha! She’s clever.

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Chris Capua April 5, 2012 at 4:23 am

Haha so good Wes, Zu is amazing.

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sasha April 5, 2012 at 5:27 pm

she is a riot! seriously, best convo ever. she’s hysterical.

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