Our Favorite Kids: Filthy, Brainy, Not Actually Our Own

February 7th, 2011  |  by  |  Published in Uncategorized  |  1 Comment

Recently, I’ve come across further evidence—you might even call it incontrovertible proof—of DadWagon’s influence over American parenting. Exhibit one is this child, Ellie (not to be confused with Theodore’s child), and her amazing vocabulary:

The other, worth checking out once you’ve stopped giggling at that video, is this one, in which a toddler demonstrates her love for the periodic table of the elements. What a smart kid! I’m so proud of her. And I’m so glad that, like Ellie up above, she is not mine:


  1. karen says:

    February 14th, 2011at 12:17 pm(#)

    So … my nephew? when he was just under or over 24 months? Could add and subtract 4 digit numbers. In his head.

    Um … er … autism. Very high functioning, but still. I have always been cautious about wishing for too much brilliance at too early an age because … well … every up side has its difficulties.

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