She is the authority on so many things. Madeline On Proper English
Madeline: What is this?
Me: That's one of Sam's toys; it's like a balloon.
Madeline: Is it a balloon, or is it like a balloon?
Me: Come here, let me button you up!
Madeline: Are you buttoning me up or are you buttoning up my sweater?
Madeline On Fashion
Madeline: What color is your dress?
Madeline: You look like a ninja!
In my head: I was going for Gwyneth Paltrow.
Madeline: Look at me!
Me: You dressed up! I thought we were playing circus.
Madeline: Well Mommy, it's FANCY circus.
Madeline: What's on your head?
Me: I have Kleenexes in my ears because I just put in my ear drops.
Madeline: You look beautiful!
Madeline On Stealth
Madeline: Come fiiiiiind me!
Madeline On Ingenuity
Me: Where is your corndog?
Madeline: In it's holder.
Madeline On Music
Madeline: I'm going to play Twinkle Little Star in D.
Madeline: DD AA BB A GG, sharp F sharp F...
Me: It's called F sharp.
Madeline: Well, I call it a sharp F.
Madeline On Comfort
Me: Do you want to take off your coat?
Madeline On Courage
Me: Madeline, where are you going?
Madeline: To order.
She is quite a young lady, this one.