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Friday, November 21, 2008

Literal

Lately, MH has been a bit on the bossy side and occasionally forgets her manners. I'm not complaining, it could be far worse, but I am a stickler for please and thank you.

In the morning, we have a little routine that consists of her drinking chocolate milk munching a few animal crackers in my bed (I know, many of you out there are cringing at the idea of the crumbs in bed, but I assure you, it's well worth the mellow start to our day).

The routine is at its best when Daddy is still home and I don't have to do much more than try to find Dora in the DVR queue sans glasses, and then cuddle up.

But I digress.

This morning, after a rough night of sleep for all of us, MH came in all sleepy and sweet.

We snuggled quietly for a few, then she asked for Dora.

And a few minutes later "Can I have chocolate milk and animal crackers?".

Followed by: "No animal crackers, just chocolate milk".

Followed by: "Sweetie, I think we forgot a word - let's try again the right way, k?"

Followed be: "Mommy, can I please have no animal crackers and chocolate milk please?"

In the cutest little morning voice ever.

No animal crackers and chocolate milk she received!

9 Fabulous Replies:

Elaine A. said...

Can I please have the chocolate milk and no animal crackers? I love me some choc. milk!! : )

That's sweet and I hear you are the manners. They are paramount around here too...

Julie said...

YUM chocolate milk and animal crackers! I have to get on the kids bandwagon so I can eat all the fun childhood food again ;)

Liza said...

So cute! I want to snuggle with choc milk and animal crackers too :)

Melissa said...

aww, so cute!

I wish Kendra would snuggle nicely in bed with me in the mornings.... :(

Katie Says So said...

awwww!! too cute!

Becoming Me said...

That is so so so sweet.

Steph said...

How cute is that? I love it.

Wendi said...

How sweet!
I will take the animal crackers sans chocolate milk.
I don't do milk.
At. all.
Even chocolate.
YUK!
Enough about me...that MH is too cute!

anti-supermom said...

Henry is a Instant Breakfast drinker in the AM - it just so easy, I'm loving it.

If you can believe it, I'm a stickler for good manners too :)