Thursday, 14 February 2008
Micah sometimes amazes me with his calm solutions to my sudden exclamation to things I forgot or when I just speak my worried mind aloud. These real solutions offered by my three and a half years old.
4 Accounts... as far as I can recall for now.
Today, while driving out to take my sis and her kids out, ...
Mommy: Aiya, forgot to bring the camera. I left it on the table.
Micah: It's OK, Mommy. You can just use your phone.
Another time, Micah ran his toy car under the bed and asked me to get it out. It was one of those crabby days for me when I was tired of picking up after the boys, cleaning their mess and fixing their broken toys. I thought I'd teach him a lesson, so I scolded...
Mommy: Micah, not everything lost can be found and not everything broken can be fixed. No, I can't reach the car. It's too far under the bed.
Micah: Mommy, you can just use a stick. That one behind the door.
Once he saw me struggling to get something from the top shelf of my wardrobe...
Micah: Mommy, how about you use a chair.
The other day, we were at the park (I usually bring a bottle of drinking bottle as well a can of isotonic drink. The boys usually take their can drinks with a straw to prevent spills. That day I forgot to pack in a straw):
Mommy: Sorry, Micah, I forgot to bring a straw. Just drink from the can.
Micah: Never mind. We can just use this one. (He pointed to our drinking bottle which comes with a straw.)
Mommy: But we haven't finished the water yet.
(The other day, when we finished the water and not the isotonic drink, I poured the isotonic drink into the bottle and they had it in the car on the way back. The plain water is also sometimes used to wash their hands. Didn't want to waste that.)
Micah: Just use the straw, Mommy.
(Then I got it. I unscrew the bottle cap with straw attached and stuck it into the can. Problems solved.)
Sometimes the Mommy brain can't help but must give way to new and fresh brain cells!