Speaking of watermelon, I discovered yesterday that the use of salt on watermelon is a very controversial topic. Our group of friends was very evenly divided between those who always eat their watermelon with salt (I fall into that camp) and those who do not (Daniel falls into that silly group). I had no idea that it was a topic of so much debate!
Okay, so you're probably wondering about the title of my post. [For those of you who are new to this blog, my husband is Chinese, so my son (and New Baby too, of course) are half-Chinese.] Anyway, Ethan is becoming more verbal all the time, and now knows quite a few words. We still don't understand a lot of what he says, especially the longer sentences and phrases that he uses. But we manage to get by most of the time. Recently he learned to say the word "water" instead of "wa-wa". Which is great and exciting, except he has since stopped using the right words for about 90% of things and instead calls EVERYTHING "water". No matter what it is. He just runs around all day saying "water water water" over and over. Until Mommy is about to lose her mind (not a long journey, I know).
I think this whole thing is part of his diabolical plan to make me crazy so that he can be in charge during the day and just watch endless episodes of Clifford the Big Red Dog, instead of doing those silly things that Mommy insists on doing, like napping, reading books and eating vegetables.
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