Calvin’s been coming up with a few things we don’t want to forget.
Recently he’s been curious about this new baby growing in my belly. One day he asked, “When Micah was a baby in your tummy, did he go potty in your belly?”
I of course told him yes, to which he replied with his eyebrows raised, “Ewe that’s kind of disgusting.”
We decorated cookies for our neighbors and Calvin usually averages about 4 cookies when we decorate them. This day was a struggle, he really just wanted to eat the first cookie he made. He did spend a long time on it and used all three colors of frosting and lots of sprinkles. He got stuck on cookie #3 and only wanted to eat the first one. Finally he just said, “Mama I lost my focus, and I don’t know where I put it.”
I’m always amazed at how different his play is from what I remember doing as a child. His world is very different from my Kansas childhood.
We had some friends come to visit and I was amazed at how well they played airport. From baggage handlers, to boarding passes, to taxi drivers, they had it covered. I’m pretty sure I didn’t know anything about flying at the age of 4.
He’s been very into a local show when translated is called “Funny Balloons.” Apparently he's been reenacting a scene from the show recently. He’s been playing Sorok Markov (40 Carrots) a lot. He takes his cart and wheels it around the house with his “carrots” (various toys) selling carrots. It cracks us up. Growing up I never inspired to be a carrot vendor. How about you?