I said, "Seeds need three things to grow: good soil, sun, and water. They do not need little boys digging them up."
Daphne piped right in to say, "They also need a fourth thing. They need you to sing to them."
Singing to the plants is up to her if she feels it needs to be done. From time to time I find her singing to her one special pot that she planted full of succulents. They seems healthy enough, I guess. Nothing spectacular.
When I brought home basil to plant, she asked what it was.
"A basil," I said.
"No, a basil"
"So what do we do with it? Does it grow us bagels?"
|discovering the peas|
|old picture...everything is way, way bigger now|
After bath the other night Christian held up this book for me and said in a most solemn voice, "Look, Mom, this book is about toilets."
Fortunately I had the camera with me, because we wouldn't want to forget a touching moment like that.
How Jonas feels about water:
I'll leave you with two Life Tips by Christian:
"If there's red on you that means it's blood. Or color crayon. If it's moving, you know it's blood. If it's not, you know it's color crayon."
"If you get lost why don't you just use the guy in Daddy's new phone to tell you which way to go?"