Three year old –> English Translator

When you are talking to a three year old, use this handy guide to understand what they mean:

  • “I’m tired and hunrgy” = “I’m bored”
  • “But I’m not hungry” = “I don’t want my dinner but I’d be happy to have some dessert.”
  • “I’m not tired” = “I am exhausted”
  • “Just one more book” = “Please read me all of the books in my room”
  • “I’ve already brushed my teeth” = “I am too busy playing to brush my teeth”
  • “But I’m going to wash my hands!!!!!” = “Now that you’ve told me for the tenth time to wash my hands, I will finally do it while screaming at you not to tell me again.”