The Top Secret Dictionary All Kids Use

The Top Secret Dictionary All Kids Use

Eureka! I’ve done it, you guys! I’ve FINALLY discovered why kids do all the baffling things they do. It’s not that they’re deliberately trying to drive us out of our ever-lovin’ minds, it’s that they are operating under a totally different set of definitions to common vocabulary terms than we are. In fact, they have their own dictionary. Who knew??

Don’t tell them, but I snuck a few pages out of this super-top-secret kid dictionary to give us parents some insight into their alternative vocab:

The Top Secret Dictionary All Kids Use

Aha! Now bedtime makes perfect sense.

The Top Secret Dictionary All Kids Use

So when we say, “Clean your room,” this is what they think we’ve said. Beautiful.

The Top Secret Dictionary All Kids Use

If I had a nickel for every time I’ve said, “No, child. I am not a trash receptacle.”

The Top Secret Dictionary All Kids Use

So THAT’S why nothing actually makes it into the hamper!

The Top Secret Dictionary All Kids Use

Mornings explained. It’s just so simple.

The Top Secret Dictionary All Kids Use

“Search for your shoes! Hurry!” Oh, man. There’s no winning here, is there?

Kids’ habits make so much more sense now, don’t they? So glad I discovered this. Hopefully, I’ll be able to get my hands on some more pages soon. I’ll keep you posted.

The Top Secret Dictionary All Kids Use

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Annie writes about life, motherhood, world issues, beautiful places, and anything else that tickles her brain. On good days, she enjoys juggling life with her husband and homeschooling her children. On bad days, she binges on chocolate chips and dreams of traveling the world alone.

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  1. Mary G

    That garbage can definition looks like my husband’s. Basically, anywhere within 20 feet of the actual can is “good enough”. Sigh.

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      1. Just Mel

        Worst, is when they leave just enough ‘product’ in the container so they don’t have to throw it away or clean it. Not because there is enough to actually eat or drink but … just enough to not be considered ’empty’.
        That’s. The. W.O.R.S.T.

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