Tuesday, 22 February 2011

You’re Not The Boss Of Me, Are You?

Toddler Who Must Be Obeyed is very much living up to her nickname.

Following the recent jaunt to Aviemore and her introduction to swimming, Wife-features has been presented with her rucksack a few times and the command: ’Go splash splash now.’

The other day we were at the park and I was instructed - no better way of describing it - to place TWMBO on the swing. ’You too!’ came the supplementary order, as she looked at me and pointed at the neighbouring swing.

Would you like to see the bruises on my bahookie?

An old acquaintance who has two little darlings was telling me of the increasing confidence of one of them.

Little darling: Who are they? (Pointing to a picture of The Beatles)

Dad: The Beatles. A band. They made music.

LD: Sing a Beatles song.

Dad: Er, OK. Let it be, let it be…

LD: Daddy... Shut up.

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