Saturday, October 10, 2009

What a Wonderful Age

Toddlerhood is a wonderful age. As difficult and frustrating as it can be sometimes, it is also full of surprises and excitement with funny sentences coming out of your toddler’s mouth. A few examples:

1.
Olivia wants to do everything from washing the dishes to taking out the garbage. One day, when hubby was about to take out the garbage, she wanted to do it. It was a 13 gallon tall bag and quite heavy. She heaved it over her shoulder, said “I have big muscles” and took it outside to the garbage can.

2. I was on the phone with my cousin who is now residing in Boston, a few nights ago and Olivia kept interrupting by asking “What’s the name? What’s the name?” This was the cousin we visited last year when he was in Ohio. So I told her, it’s cousin J. After the phone call, she said “I’m afraid of J”. Where did that come from? Hubby and I could not stop laughing. I doubt she even remember this cousin.

3. It is hard to get Olivia to do things sometimes like taking a bath or brushing her teeth. One night, she was being extremely difficult and I called in “reinforcement”, which was hubby…J. Anyway, she kept saying No, No…then she pointed to the home office (hubby works from home) and said “You go do your work.” We really shouldn’t laugh but couldn’t help it.

To all the mommies are there, enjoy toddlerhood because in a few years, it will be gone.

3 comments:

Ann said...

oh....he remarks are so sweet!!! Now, if only we knew how to turn their brain to work WITH us and not AGAINST us!!

Looking forward to my toddler being in your Olivia's hood!!!

andrewjune said...

tell me about it...
i do not want my daughter to grow up so fast too as well...
love her remarks..."go back to your work!" hahaha...

Big Pumpkin said...

Hey, don't underestimate her memory!!