Ian and I got up early this morning. We were cuddling and rocking in the big chair in the living room. As any parent of multiples (or really any parent of more than one child) knows getting one on one time with a child is special. We were just chatting about life.
“Will we always live in this house?”
“I doubt it, Buddy, but wherever we move you can come with me.”
“What about when I grow up?”
“When you grow up if you make enough money you can live wherever you want.”
“What if I move somewhere where they speak a different language?”
“That is no problem, Ian. You can just learn the new language just like you learned English when you were little.”
“Mom. I’m going to need Rosetta Stone. It is the fastest way to learn a new language.”
I can tell him to clean his room 50 times and he never hears a word I say. He can’t remember to wipe after he poops. He can never recall where he put his shoes but he can recite almost every commercial her has ever seen.
I will give somebody $50 if they can make a convincing television commercial that gets him to stop peeing on my shower curtain.