Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday (Ok Not Really Wordless) – The Curious Case of the Forgery with Linky

It was an odd day. My five year old, extremely talkative daughter was very quiet on the way home from school.

“Are you sick?” I asked her.

She shook her head no.

“Are you tired?” I then tried.

Again, she shook her head no.

I was stumped. What the heck was wrong with my child?

Finally, it hit me.

“What color were you today in school?”

No answer from the back seat.

This was not good.

My child who was not talking had surely gotten in trouble for talking at school.

This is what I saw in her agenda when we got home (although note that I took the picture today after she got home – she was green for good behavior today):

Wow! This was her first one of the year. I mean, we know the kid is a talker. She is my daughter, after all. And she yaps non-stop at home. But until yesterday, she was able to control herself at school.

Apparently, she was also very ashamed about this because even though I had already seen it, she didn’t want to bother me with having to sign it. I saw her doing some scribbling in her agenda and then promptly forgot about it as I immersed myself in helping with homework, dinner, baths, etc.

I was packing their bags for school the next day when I came across this:

Not sure how in the world she thought that this forgery would make it past her teacher! And? My name is spelled BACKWARDS!!!

Needless to say, we had a long talk with our chatty child about listening to her teachers and how she will never make it as a professional forger. We also talked about what being honest means and how she is NEVER to try to forge anyone’s signature EVER again.

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  1. You HAVE to give her credit for creativity.
    I bet that is a first for her teacher.
    Had to make her smile.

  2. That is some IMPRESSIVE backwards writing! You should be proud ­čÖé

  3. That is so cute! My son was a talker big time in 1st and 2nd grade!
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  4. Hi! I just found your blog by searching for other wordless wednesday posts on twitter. ­čÖé I am totally impressed with that she wrote your name backwards like that!

  5. That is hilarious!!
    What a smartie you have!
    ­čÖé
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  6. Lisa from Life with Lisa

    GREAT MIND!
    .-= Lisa from Life with Lisa┬┤s last blog ..Wordless Wednesday Food Glorious Food =-.

  7. Already forging notes! Girl, you’re in trouble when she’s 16! lol

  8. Dee

    Oh you are in for some trouble! That is TOO funny!

  9. Okay.. I can’t help it.. I LOL’ed and I totally have to give her and A for effort on that signature. That took ALOT of thought ­čśë
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  10. that’s hilarious! Well, only because it didn’t happen to me!

  11. Tenille

    OMG that is priceless! And a keeper for her wedding day.
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  12. Oh, that is awesome! Totally made me giggle.
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  13. LOL — I just ROLLED over that. Absolutely hilarious.
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  14. That is pretty funny, but oh boy are you in for it if she is doing this at 5!

  15. LOL! She is a smartie!

    Happy WW!
    .-= veronica lee┬┤s last blog ..Wordless Wednesday =-.

  16. I know I shouldn’t be, but I am totally cracking up over the signature! Spelling backwards is just TOO MUCH! LOL

  17. Hanan - Lilac City Momma

    Oh my goodness, that is too cute!!
    .-= Hanan – Lilac City Momma┬┤s last blog ..Wordless Wednesday 10.27.10 =-.

  18. I am so not looking forward to that! Yikes!

  19. Stacie.. I am cracking up over here!!! Oh my!
    .-= Felicia┬┤s last blog ..Wordless Wednesday: Little baby big smile… =-.

  20. Oh-Oh!! are you sure she is only 5?? Heaven help you when the teens start! ROTFL!
    backwards, cracking up…. she is a smart one!
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  21. That’s such a funny story! Although that’s easy for me to say. She’s a wiley one.

  22. SOOOO Funny! This really put a smile on my face:)
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  23. aw! Bless her little heart. At least she thinks on her feet? ­čÖé

  24. little funny. Smile forgive her…
    By the way, I followed you in google connect. Hope you do the same. Thanks
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  25. LOL, O-goodness!!! You cant blame a girl for tryin… It’s funny sometimes, the things kids think they can get away with.
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  26. Stefani

    Oh my goodness! That is actually kind of funny. ­čÖé

  27. Ohh that is great! LOL
    At first I thought she changed the color of the smiley face. My son has done that, tried to scribble over the bad red smiley and make it green….Like we wouldn’t notice

  28. SORRY – BUT THAT’S HILLARIOUS! IT REMINDS ME WHEN I WAS 8 & FORGED MY MOM’S NAME & SPELLED IT WRONG AT THAT! YOU WILL LOOK BACK IN YEARS TO COME & GET A CHUCKLE OUT OF THAT! ­čÖé

  29. Russ

    I still have a smile on my face. Children do and say the darnedest things.

  30. Love it!
    Neither of my Bears have tried forgery but…the year is still young.

    Thanks for sharing…I’ll start visiting more often.

  31. LOL–you’ve been had!
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  32. Oh my she is starting early. Well school dose take getting use to. Love the signature forgery. I bet the teacher had a good laugh.
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  33. I guess kids will be kids…it sure brought a smile to my face…

  34. Love the backwards name ­čÖé
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  35. Too cute! I think I would have had a hard time not smiling while trying to explain that she shouldn’t do that. ­čÖé
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  36. OneDay

    Well, she’s certainly smart! ­čÖé Happy WW!
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  37. Carrie

    OMG, that is so cute!

    My oldest is a real chatterbox too but so far she is an absolute angel in her preschool…we’ll see how she does as she gets older ­čÖé

    Happy WW
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  38. I can’t help but laugh! I love that attempt at signing your name!
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  39. Carol

    Really cute, and will make a great story for her kids some day, LOL! Made me smile. And made me remember my kids antics!
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  40. It takes talent to write backwards like that!! LOL!

  41. What a cute story! I bet her teacher got a kick out of seeing that!

  42. That is too cute – the forgery!! So sweet. We have two talkers too and it’s a good thing they don’t do these faces for them because on a daily basis I’m told that my oldest talks nonstop and asks a million questions. I love it though and wouldn’t change it!

  43. LOL! Ohhh that is so cute – what a stinker ­čśÇ

  44. Sam

    LOL..teachers must see the best things in kids’ planners. That’s really cute.

  45. OMG HOW funny. You are going to be in sooo much trouble when she hits her teens lol. Save those pics for prom night.
    Happy WW!
    Kas
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  46. Deborah

    LOL, yes, but she is a pretty smart kid to think of that all by herself. LOL.
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  47. Shannon

    That is too funny! I can’t believe it occurred to her to even try that at her age. LOL

    My little girl is the topic of my WW today, too! Come on over and visit!
    http://wvclaylady.com/2010/10/27/sammy-lou-who/

    Happy WW!
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  48. lol. That’s funny that she thought her teacher wouldn’t know it was a forgery.
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  49. Too funny! I can’t believe she spelled your name backwards! That takes talent! ­čÖé

  50. Oh I love it! I surely see my daughter doing that in the future…*sigh*

  51. That forgery and your last line about it just completely cracked me up! She’s a hoot!

  52. Donnie

    My granddaughter gets a Yucky card if she misbehaves in preschool. She has had only and was really upset about it.
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  53. Oh my, lol! She starting early! So cute though.

  54. I tried that little trick when I was in school to avoid being grounded for misbehaving, but not until I was 10! Kids learn everything early now! LOL!

    Happy WW!
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  55. lol oh my little sneaky bird didn’t get by with that one. Uh oh
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  56. Eve

    Lol! how cute and they are starting young these days, aren’t they? lol

  57. Bev Davis

    Hi Staci, I LOVE this sory it made me laugh. I actually forged a report card in high school more than once I think. I hope all is well. We have a baby on the way maybe I can make a grandma blog!!
    xoxo Bev

  58. Angie Appoo

    that is just too cute

  59. ellen

    OMG thats a hoot! Watch her for D’s and B’s -I remember my brother doing one so badly his teacher actually raised him to a C after the laugh she got from his attempt to change a grade! (this was before smiles and S for satisfactory)

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