It’s Not All Mary Poppins

You know you’re getting older when…

“Hey, lookit what I can do! Gramma, lookit — ” Emily stops, and her face crinkles into a delighted grin. “Hey, Mary, I called you Gramma!!”

Yeah. I heard that. Guess it’s time to touch up my roots…

September 14, 2010 - Posted by | Emily, the things they say! | , , ,


  1. […] I can admit I’m getting older. It’s the normal course of thing…. normal, necessary, appropriate — it’s […]

    Pingback by Older, but not « It’s Not All Mary Poppins | September 15, 2010 | Reply

  2. Don’t feel too bad – that used to happen to me on my first job out of college at a child care center when I was a much, much younger lass than I am now! Also, “Daddy,” too. It tended to be whomever did a lot of their care outside the center, I think.

    Comment by Ms. Huis Herself | September 15, 2010 | Reply

  3. Heh – so I should take my daughter calling me by her best friend’s name as a compliment?

    Comment by Lisa | September 16, 2010 | Reply

  4. My son spends a lot of time with grandma; guess what he constantly calls his less than 30 year old mom all the time? 😉

    Comment by Ariel | September 16, 2010 | Reply

  5. At least she didn’t call you Grandpa.

    Comment by BookMama | September 19, 2010 | Reply

  6. After a day with Nana, my three year old son will call both my husband and I Nana… then correct himself.

    I feel like saying…. but I BIRTHED YOU!! But then he wouldn’t understand anyway 🙂

    Comment by Tammy | September 20, 2010 | Reply

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