My two youngest children, ages six and two-and-a-half, were sitting at the table today, supposedly eating their lunch. Beside each of their bowls of soup, I had arranged beautiful, green slices of fresh kiwi on their plates, in an attempt to get them to ingest a few vitamins...
Tuesday, April 17, 2007
Child Number Three: What dis?
Child Number Two: That's kiwi. It's delicious!! It's like CANDY.
Child Number Three: I no like it. I yeeeuuuuccccchhhhh... YOU eat it?
Child Number Two: Yeah, okay, I eat yours, too.
Child Number Three: Okay!! YOU eat it! You eat it ALL UP!! NO TELL MUM, 'kay?
I prefer to think that they were trying to spare my feelings, rather than deliberately pulling a fast one behind my back like a couple of expert con-artists...