Support for PBS Parents provided by:

  • Cat in the Hat
  • Curious George
  • Nature Cat
  • Daniel Tiger
  • Dinosaur Train
  • Odd Squad
  • Peg + Cat
  • Bob the Builder
  • Sid the Science Kid
  • Super Why!
  • Wild Kratts
  • WordGirl
  • Thomas & Friends
  • Arthur
  • Martha Speaks
  • Sesame Street
  • The Electric Company
  • Cyberchase
  • Between the Lions
  • Mama Mirabelle
  • Caillou
  • Chuck Vanderchuck
  • Oh Noah
  • Fetch!
  • Fizzy's Lunch Lab
  • Maya & Miguel
  • Mister Rogers
  • Postcards from Buster
  • Clifford
  • SciGirls
  • Wilson & Ditch
  • WordWorld
  • DragonFly TV
  • ZOOM

Super Sisters

About the Supersisters

Jen, Kristen, and Patience

Three real-life sisters sharing their kids' antics, milestones and adventures through this crazy journey called motherhood. Find out more »

Join the Supersisters!


Join the Supersisters and help spread the word.


See our topics »

Home »

Simon Says Gone Wrong

Posted by Kristen on July 2, 2009 at 7:02 AM in Connecting with kids
Bookmark and Share


Ethan: Simon says 'stand up.'


Ethan: I said 'Simon SAYS!'


K: Yes, Ethan.
Ethan: Mom, he is NOT doing what I say!
K: I'm sorry, Ethan. But if we are going to get technical, he can't do what you say.
Ethan: MOM!! I am playing 'Simon Says' so Mason is supposed to do what I say.
K: In theory you are exactly right.
Ethan: Not in theory, Mom. For real he is supposed to do what I say. I told him to stand up.
K: Ethan, why do you think he isn't doing what you say?
Ethan: Because he can't really stand yet?
K: And?
Ethan: Because he doesn't understand what I am saying?
K: I imagine that would make playing 'Simon Says' a little complicated.
Ethan: But he is really supposed to do what I say.
K: Where's Nathan?
Ethan: He doesn't do what I say either.

I know exactly how he feels.


Amber writes...

Great photo!

And how awesome would it be totally awesome if tacking 'Simon Says' on the front of everything guaranteed success? 'Simon Says traffic light turn green!' I would be all over that. I totally can't blame Ethan for trying.

trena writes...

All I want to know is if they both climbed to where they're sitting (fireplace mantle? top of a storage hutch?) all own their own :).

Recent Entries

Support for PBS Parents provided by: