Saturday, April 22, 2006

Poo-poo and stupid.

One of my favorite memories of DD from last year.

Poo-poo and stupid.

In the car one afternoon, DD says to me, "Mommy, I can hear myself talking inside my head."

My thoughts: Cool! She has become aware of her own thoughts and her "self-talk". That's a big developmental step.

My response: "Really?!? That's neat. What do you think about?"

DD: "Moooooommmmmyyyyy. I'm not thinking about anything. I can just hear my own voice inside my head without saying anything with my mouth."

Response: "Oh, sorry. Then what do you say 'inside your head'?"

DD, quietly: "I don't want to tell you. You might get me in trouble."

Thoughts: I love the way she uses that phrase where I get her in trouble.

Response: "Baby, you can tell me anything. You won't be in trouble. I promise."

Thoughts: I can't wait to hear this!

DD: "Well, I hear ugly words."

Thoughts: I can't wait ot hear this!

Response: "Ugly words? Like what?"

Thoughts: Oh, this is gonna be good! What in the world could she be saying to herself that she'd call "ugly words"?

DD: "Poo-poo and stupid."

Thoughts: Lord, I LOVE this little girl! Thank you for her and help me to not laugh out loud!

Response: "That's ok, sweetie."

Then I went on and ruined the fun for her by explaining that God hears her thoughts, etc.

Don't you love the innocence of little kids?

Go hug yours now. I will.

1 comment:

Angelika said...

That is sweet. :-)