ParenthoodStuff In case you were wondering, let me break it down for you. by Jill April 11, 2010 April 11, 2010 Kendall is 23 months old and I think I say “It’s not an ‘Uh oh’ if you did it on PURPOSE” about 10 times a day. 50 Things to Do Before You Deliver: The First Time Moms Pregnancy Guide Available now: Amazon | Barnes & Noble previous post Go Team Jason! next post If you read one article this week, let it be “Fatal Distraction.” Keep reading Can I Come Home? Momfirmations Are Exactly What You Need To Hear... You Could Turn Your Baby Gear Into A... If Your Productivity Needs Help, Check This Out Saying Goodbye To Gymboree But Not Gymbo! Gymboree... My Favorite SIMPLE Organization System Saying Goodbye To The Mom I Needed To... Nothing Prepared Me For My 2 Year Old’s... The Answer To Last Minute Holiday Gifting For... Word Of The Year Ideas For Parents 12 comments TheFeministBreeder April 11, 2010 - 9:54 pm I swear, the way I can maintain my sanity through the dozens of “uh-oh”s in a day is to remind myself of this little snipped I read once that said children at this age do things to see what will happen. They’re learning cause & effect (which actually sounds like loads of fun.) So, when he throws his EFFING yogurt off the table for the 90th time this week, all I can think is, I hope he’s learning about gravity. Of course, this does not stop me from wanting to leave the house, clear out the bank account, take on a new name, and move to Mexico. But… it does get me through the day. 🙂 Reply Upstatemomof3 April 11, 2010 - 10:06 pm Okay, seriously you are too funny!! I love it!! Big Sister does not say uh-oh and neither did Big Brother at this age. Big Sister does tend to drop things out of her seat in the car and then ask for them back 100 times per minute when I am driving. She must say something similar to uh-oh now that I am thinking about it though because I keep saying “You threw it down, don’t give me that!!” But I am drawing a total blank on what she does say. I’ll have to pay attention tomorrow. Reply michelle Nolan April 11, 2010 - 10:37 pm Seriously. Reply Mandy April 11, 2010 - 11:36 pm the most accurate chart ever made. hilarious lady. Reply Sabrina April 12, 2010 - 6:34 am I’m so glad to know I’m not the only one that says, “It’s not an ‘Uh oh’ if you did it on PURPOSE.” My 18 month old is forever saying uh-oh, and yes, just like your chart, only a small number actually require an uh-oh! Reply Mae April 12, 2010 - 9:37 am “Uh Oh” was Piper’s first word. It is ADORABLE when she says it. It is the word she says the most frequently. We are constantly trying to correct her when she uses it improperly, like when she’s chosen to kick me and I say “Ow” and she says “Uh.Ooooh.” IT is no less adorable then, but yes, infuriating AND adorable all at the same time. We feel like Inigo Montoya in The Princess Bride: “I don’t think that word means what you think it means.” Your pie chart kicks ass. Reply Jen Singer April 12, 2010 - 10:19 am Stinkin’ funny! Reply morgan @ The818 April 12, 2010 - 10:21 am Hold me, I’m scared. (Also, I’m laughing.) Reply Laura April 12, 2010 - 10:25 am We say so much to my daughter “It is not Uh-Oh if it is on purpose” that now she says “Uh-Oh Purpose,” when she does something. Reply Tammy April 12, 2010 - 6:55 pm It could also mean, “Mommy needs to dye her hair.” My foster son used to point to my head and say, “Uh-oh” any time the grays started to show. 🙂 Reply Colleen April 13, 2010 - 12:05 am You need a “like” button on here… Reply Erika April 13, 2010 - 8:50 pm So true!! I remind my 19 month old Uh Oh doesn’t make it OK. Reply Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.