SOPHIA: Did you play on a computer when you were a little girl?
MOMMY: No, sweetie, we didn't have a computer. Back then computers were a lot bigger. Some were even as big as a house.
SOPHIA: Wow! That must have been a really big mouse!
FRANCESCA: Daddy? Do you know what you who fixes your car? A car fixer!
DADDY: Their called 'mechanics.'
FRANCESCA: Yeah, They're doctors for cars!.
Watching Master Carpenter Norm Abrams
SOPHIA: Daddy? I don't want you to get mad at me when I say this, okay?
SOPHIA: He's a lot better at putting things together than you are.
But you're really good too!
When I Grow Up
SOPHIA: When I grow up, I want to be a scientist!
DADDY: Why's that?
SOPHIA: Because they look inside the body. That's so cool!
I already know about all of the body parts and what they do.
After a Nightmare
Trying to console Sophia:
DADDY: It's okay. Your mommy and I are just downstairs. You're safe in your bed. Your sister is in her bed and she's still awake.
Are you still awake Francesca?
DADDY: You're new teacher is named Mrs. Ramirez. That's a spanish name.
SOPHIA: Will she speak spanish?
DADDY: She might, but I'm sure she speaks english too.
SOPHIA: What's english?
DADDY: English is the language that we speak.
SOPHIA: You mean normal?
Going Potty (Prepared for Camping?)
DADDY: Sophia, you need to go potty.
SOPHIA: I don't need to go.
DADDY: There aren't any bathrooms out in the country...
SOPHIA: That's okay. I can just squat.
Are You a Grownup?
SOPHIA: Francesca, are you a grownup?
FRANCESCA: I'm not a grownup?
SOPHIA: Are you 16?
FRANCESCA: I'm not 16!
SOPHIA: Are your 100?
FRANCESCA: I'm not 100! I'm Francesca!
MOMMY: Who's there?
SOPHIA: Interrupting Cow.
MOMMY: Interrupting Cow...
My Best Girl
FRANCESCA: I love you, Mommy.
MOMMY: I love you too Francesca.
FRANCESCA: You're my best girl!
The Love Bug
SOPHIA: Daddy's been bitten by the love bug.
MOMMY: Why did you bite him?
SOPHIA: Not really, I just love him.
SOPHIA: What is life about?
MOMMY: That’s kind of a big question, sweetie.
SOPHIA: We forgot to leave carrots out for the reindeer!
DADDY: It's not time yet.
SOPHIA: But it's Christmas.
DADDY: Well, it is Christmas time, but not yet Christmas. We'll put carrots out on Christmas Eve and then celebrate Jesus' birthday on Christmas Day.
FRANCESCA: I want to go to the birthday party!
Being a Mommy
SOPHIA: Someday when I grow up, my face will be different. And I'll be a mommy, just like my mommy. And then Mommy will have to leave.
DADDY: What do you mean?
SOPHIA: When I'm a mommy, Mommy will have to go somewhere else and be a mommy for someone who doesn't have a mommy.
SOPHIA: Liam is dressing up like Dark Vader.
Who's Dark Vader?
DADDY: He's just a guy who wears black.
SOPHIA: He uses this thing on the green guy wo helps the kids get away from Dark Vader.
DADDY: What green guy?
SOPHIA: He's a green guy with a belt and ripped pants. They're capri pants, but no shirt.
DADDY: You mean The Incredible Hulk?
SOPHIA: Yeah, the green guy.
(Karen trying to get Sophia to stay in bed and go to sleep)
MOMMY: You need to go to sleep, sweetie. Sleep is good for your muscles. You'll feel rested and can learn more at school. Sleep helps grow up to be big and strong.
SOPHIA: But Mommy, I just want to be Four.
SOPHIA: I'm going to England.
DADDY: You are?
SOPHIA: I'm a penguin and I'm going to England.
Because theres lots of snow in England. That's where penguins live.
Interior Airport - Day
(SFX: phone ringing)
FRANCESCA: My Phone!
DADDY: That's someone else's phone.
FRANCESCA: Where's my phone?
DADDY: It's at home.
FRANCESCA: Let's go get it!
At Lost Lake
DADDY: Look at the lake.
FRANCESCA: That swimming pool.
DADDY: No sweetie. That's a lake.
FRANCESCA: (in a low gutteral voice) No Daddy, that swimming pool.
DADDY: It's a lake, Francesca. It's Lost Lake.
FRANCESCA: That a lake?
SOPHIA: Excuse me.
I just burped and I said, "excuse me" because I'm a big girl. Francesca burped the other day and she didn't say, "excuse me" because she's a baby.
That wasn't very polite.
INT. CAR The day of Sophia's first dentist appointment.
SOPHIA: The dentist is going to use a K-Flex on me and it's going to hurt.
DAD: A K-Flex?
SOPHIA: Yeah, like the dentist on Nemo used a K-Flex on that guy.
DAD: Sweetie that was just a movie. Your dentist won't be using anything like that on you.
SOPHIA: Is the dentist office by the ocean?
DAD: No, it's here in Dallas. We're not going to the dentist in Nemo.
I start to pull FRANCESCA from the car. She looks up.
I think she sees a cloud shape.
DAD: You see a cow up there?
A look of terror crosses FRANCESCA's face as she looks back up to the sky.
DAD: Oh Cloud! Yes, there are some clouds in the sky.
SOPHIA: Francesca, I have something really sad to tell you...(dramatic pause)
You have a triangle tooth in your mouth, and its going to fall out.
In the Swing
SOPHIA: Push me higher, Mommy! I want to catch the sun!
MOM: What are you going to do when you catch it?
SOPHIA: I'm going to play with it.
MOM: That might be kind of hot.
SOPHIA: Yeah, I might get a sunburn.
In Barton Creek
SOPHIA: Did you forget to pack the binoculars? Because there is a bird I want to look at up there.
SOPHIA: Look at my muscles, Daddy! I'm big and strong.
DAD: You are big and strong.
SOPHIA: I'm lots of strong. I can pick up the wagon on the playground!
Being a Flower
SOPHIA: Hey dad! Look at my roots...I'm a flower.
DAD: Are those your leaves?(referring to her hands)
SOPHIA: No, they're my petals.
DAD: Well, it's time to brush your teeth.
SOPHIA: Flowers don't have teeth!
DAD: This flower does!
About Valentine's Day
SOPHIA: It's getting close to summer.
DAD: Well, it's almost spring.
SOPHIA: Yeah, and we need to decorate the house with Valentimes decorations!
DAD: What kind of decorations?
SOPHIA: Valentimes hearts, Valentimes cards, and shiny Valentimes gifts, because it's a pretty important day.
Working in the Hallway
SOPHIA: Are you caulking?
SOPHIA: Can I caulk?
DAD: No. It's too messy.
SOPHIA: I can make a mess. (pause) Can I make a mess?
From the plane at 35,000 ft.
SOPHIA: We're really high up.
DAD: (nervously) Yeah...
SOPHIA: How are we going to get down?
DAD: The pilot will land the plane in Dallas.
SOPHIA: We could use a tall ladder.