Now, I realize that as her Mama I have the tendency to think that my child is a genius no matter what comes out of her mouth; however, my two year old said something that made me smile so big yesterday that I had to share.
Ara: Mama, are you eating soup like me?
(Ara is eating chicken soup- I am eating mushroom with rice noodles)
Me: I Am eating soup, but I’m eating a different soup.
Ara: Does yours have chicken in it like mine does?
Me: Nope mine has mushrooms.
“Well, if you were expectin’ chicken- I bet you’re disappointed.”
Now I didn’t realize that my daughter understood expectations or disappointment so I ask her, “How did you know that?”
Ara: “Like, remember when you expect me to be a good girl and I am mean and you are disappointed?”
You know what that means? When she is in trouble, she listens to what I am saying AND understands it! Happy Mama!
She continues saying many other things, many don’t make sense at all but every once in a while my child says something that blows my socks off and I realize, she’s listening! This makes everything worthwhile!
Now if only I could get what I tell her about potty training to click