Hold on, I need a moment.
Ok, so… I spent the last year thinking how lucky I was. What a fortunate parent I am. I have such a good kid, I thought. Man, I am getting away easy with my well-behaved little girl.
That’s out the window, I think.
Either Amelia is just having a bad day, or we are in the beginning stages of “Everything is worth melting down about or arguing” phase. Either way, at the end of the interactions, I’m still chuckling with a side of silent rage.
A conversation had about an hour ago:
“I DOOOHHNNNN WANNNAA TAKE A BAYTH!!!!”
I don’t care.
*I put her in the bath*
(45 seconds later)
Are you havin’ fun?
“Yeah, I’m havin’ fun. Cause I like bein’ in the bath…”
Yeah, I know.
A little bit before that, we were watching some Disney shorts on Netflix and they were talking about something to do with Mickey Mouse’s nose and it being turned up when he looked sideways and flat when he looked straight on…
When you turn to the side you have a big nose?
“No. When I turn around…. I have a big nose…”
*continues eating chicken nugget…*
Just before that:
Amelia, Fletch is following you because he wants to have fun with you.
*Whining about something incomprehensible*
Amelia, stop whining and talk to me so I can understand you.
(Stops whining and speaks perfectly clear while staring right at me)
“I’m sad because I don’t want to have fun.”
Well then go in your room and sit down until you want to have fun and he’ll stop following you.
Go. You can come out when you want to have fun.
*weird floppy stomping to her room…silence*
-Upon an around the corner review, she immediately sat down in her room with a book and started reading to Fletch about animals… because he followed her to her room. (My dadsense predictions are growing strong)
She has hit the point of VERY, VERY (how do I make the font BIGGER?) VEERRY opinionated opinions.
That part, I must admit, I kinda really like.
My favorite new thing is this “it’s simple” response.
Do you want milk on your cereal?
“Yeah, you just pour it on. It’s simple”
I know you pour it on. But do you wa….. never mind.”
I feel like we are entering a quote-rich blog here real soon. She’s getting hilarious and somehow terribly frustrating at the same time. I’m pretty stoked overall. We’ll see how long that lasts.
Stay close, more coming soon///