Call & Response

July 15th, 2008 by Editor B

I was playing with the girl yesterday, and I asked her some silly question I don’t even remember now. Then I answered my own question, “Yes you are,” and gave her belly a little rub.

She laughed.

So I repeated myself, “Yes you are,” and rubbed her belly again.

And she laughed again.

“Yes you are.” Belly rub. Laugh. “Yes you are.” Belly rub. Laugh. “Yes you are.” Belly rub. Laugh. “Yes you are.” Belly rub. Laugh. “Yes you are.” Belly rub. Laugh. “Yes you are.” Belly rub. Laugh. “Yes you are.” Belly rub. Laugh. “Yes you are.” Belly rub. Laugh.

That was pretty cool. It was like a conversation. She’s getting to be more like a person every day.

6 Responses to “Call & Response”

  1. Maitri Says:

    Between this post and Lisa’s regarding her son, Alex, I WANT A BABY! NAO!

  2. Lee Says:

    Those are the moments you should remember when she’s 9 going on 14!

  3. Mary Says:

    or how about when she asks for the umpteenth time “can i borrow the car?”
    no
    can I borrow the car
    no
    can I borrow the car
    no
    ad infinitum

  4. PJ Says:

    I tell everybody having kids, “I hope you like repetition.”

  5. julesb_town Says:

    she is at a delicious age! enjoy :-)

  6. Kelly Says:

    PJ – that’s a good one – about repetition.

    I ask myself some days, with my 2-yr old, just how many times I’m going to have to repeat things before the lesson ‘takes’.

    (Don’t lean on the baby – she’s very fragile; yes, we have to go to the potty before bedtime – everyone does it; no, we don’t eat snacks before dinner…)

    I find myself restating the obvious over and over and over. And I’ll probably be feeling this way for years.

    But I guess it’s a small price to pay.

Leave a Reply