Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Naming names, an autumn pleasure and my baby.

1. Alec has been coming out very proudly with "Alec Law" so I decide now would be a good time to teach him that this is the correct answer to "What's your name?" He gets the idea quickly, so I move on to "What's your mummy's name?" He replies: "Darlek". I am going to assume he was trying to say "Darling".*

2. To kick through bright leaves in shiny boots, and to watch a small person copying you.

3. My poor cross, tired boy. When I pick him up and hug him, he howls "Want lickle baby Alec. Lickle baby now!" He means he wants me to cradle him and tell him that he's just a tiny baby who needs some bub and a cuddle and a sleep.


*Our nursery school teacher overheard my brother having a similar conversation with some small friends. He told them confidently: "My mummy's name is Wife."

4 comments:

  1. Well, they could have picked up on other phrases, that one seems pretty nice.

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  2. 1) maybe you should exterminate less!

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  3. :-) They are like word sponges at this age. I was changing his nappy the other day and it went a bit wrong. I was horrified to hear him copying my "God oh God oh God"!

    I'll try to stop rolling around on wheels, Janey.

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  4. kids are such sponges and are hilarious repeating adult comments I just love it

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