Tuesday, October 20, 2009

"When Two Words Collide" Is Over On NJ Moms Blog

A neighbor of ours puts up a huge blow up lawn display for Halloween every year. It is an enormous Garfield the Cat wearing a witch hat (yes, random I know). Last year, when my daughter was not yet 3, she was obsessed with this cat which we drove by every day in October. When she first saw him, she asked who he was. I explained he was Garfield and a little bit about the character cat… he took lots of naps, he played with his dog friend Odie, and he ate lots of lasagna. As repetitive toddlers are, she’d always ask the same questions, fully knowing the answers, every time we rode by. “What does Garfield eat?” “Who does Garfield play with?”

This year, Garfield came up again. Since parents love any opportunity to test the brilliance of their children, I ask her “Who’s that?” as we drive by. Let’s see how much she remembers from last year. “It’s Garfield!” she shouts. “And what does Garfield like to do?” “Sleep!” she shouts! Oh, she’s brilliant! “And what does he like to eat? “ I query further, looking at her cherubic face and wide hazel eyes in the rear view mirror. “Vagana!” Continue reading this post on New Jersey Moms Blog >>>>>

7 comments:

Caution Flag said...

She sounds absolutely adorable and mighty smart :)

Claire said...

She IS brilliant! hee, hee!

michelle said...

You might want to skip that house when trick or treating. Who know what might pop out of her mouth. Too too funny

Nancy Campbell said...

When my son was young, he loved Monster Trucks, but called them Monster Fucks. As in..."I need to have seven Monster Fucks in bed tonight."

We just tried to pawn him off as somebody else's kid.

Beth L. Gainer said...

Oh my gosh!! This was so hysterical, I was laughing so hard.

I'm glad my toddler can't say more than four words yet, none rhyming with a body part.

erika said...

Love it! You always make me laugh :)

Corrie Howe said...

Got to love our curious and intelligent children! She must keep you on your toes.

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