Wednesday, 28 September 2011
The Four-Year-Old Mind
Juli asked me, "Will mine and Nick's kids grow in Nick's tummy or in mine?"
As all four of us cuddled in bed on Saturday morning, Juli exclaimed, "We're making a big pile of family!"
My daughter, age four, was holding her newborn cousin. The baby started to fuss. Juli said, "I think she's thirsty." Then, she leaned over to me and whispered, "Mom! This will be the first time I ever milked a baby before!"
Juli is an expert at blowing kisses by now. This morning, she decided to blow hugs. "Mom, I know how to give hugs without using our arms! She wrapped one arm around her tummy, then blew in my direction.
Her drawings include power poles: