I took Bean into town today for lunch and some time at the BMAG. Auntie Steff and cousin William (“Wa-na”, as Eve said)– known more often as Mr. Charm– met us there. Eve and I took the train home, and looked out the window. Being a good mum who wants to develop her child’s language skills, I narrated.

Printed Fabric Design - Tulip and Willow by William Morris, 19th C.

Me: Look, honey, ducks.

Eve: Duck! Quack-wack-wack.

Me: And birds in the sky.

Eve: Birdts! Birdts inna kyyyy.

Me: And there’s the canal.

Eve: (a withering look) No! Water!


She knows best.


One comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s