Emmett (while in bed): Mom!... Mom!... Mom!... My pajamas fell off!
Emmett (at the dinner table): I have a monster in my head.
Josh: I know.
Emmett: Mom, five plus five is eleven. Watch. (Then he counts his fingers, and they turn out to be eleven. Miraculously.)
Josh: Mom, can I pleeeeeeease mow the lawn???
Emmett: I don't like my brain. It doesn't listen to me!
Ryan: Josh, get your hand out of your pants.
4 seconds later: Josh, get your hand out of your pants.
4 seconds later: Josh! Get your hand out of your pants!
Josh: Grrr! My hand has a mind of its own!!
(Sorry for that one...it was too funny to not post!)
Emmett: "my-own-self" = myself
Example: Mom, I can pour my cereal my-own-self. Sometimes, though, it's shortened to "my-own." For example: Mom, can you help me? I can't do it by my-own.
Emmett, after cleaning some fish with Ryan, along with a very sincere hug: Dad, I really liked spending time with you when we ripped the fishes' guts out.