I guess my vacuum cleaner wasn't quite doing the job, so Maya decided to create "Robo" who not only sweeps the floor (with a BROOM) but also picks up toys (and I guess Robo also likes blowing duck noise makers, and wearing baseball caps in her free time). We walked to the park yesterday (yesterday was beautiful, today was rainy and we even had a bit of snow this morning), and on the way the kids discovered a dead squirrel. They were totally fascinated. Funny how animal lovers can love them even dead and decaying.
This guy played in (and may or may not have eaten some of) a huge pile of poop his potty training brother left on the floor yesterday YUCK! Then today he was pulling himself up and fell (not an uncommon occurrence) and split his lip open big time (this luckily, is uncommon). Now it's all puffy and sore looking. My sweet baby kisses will never be the same again (more due to the poop than the fat lip). Miles loves eating. Tonight we had stir-fry for dinner and he was really digging the rice and broccoli. I told Casey (who HATES stir-fry) this and he said "I wouldn't doubt that" and I said "Why, because he'll eat anything or because my stir-fry is SO good?" Casey said "The kid munches on old hamburger pieces and sea shells for goodness sakes", I then asked "What are you saying about my stir-fry?". He just said "Oh, I think you know, I think you know." (side note, when we were growing up my dad really hated beef stew (weird I know) so we never got to have it, unless he was in the field, but everyone else in the family LOVED beef stew. I told Casey this story tonight, and he said "Maybe you should take a lesson from your mom"-cheeky!)
This little man enjoys drawing on himself (and walls), if you look closely you'll notice he has marker on his hands, face, and neck (if he weren't clothed you'd see even more original artwork). He's become a real 'square eyes'. He's constantly asking to watch some movie (and for 'Chockie meelk'). Anytime I scold one of the big kids he asks "Is (fill in the name) trouble?". It's pretty cute, especially when he draws on the door and I say "BENNETT, we only draw on paper!" and he says "I trouble?" He also does this funny thing where he shakes his head from side to side while asking a question like "You get me chockie meelk?". It's a-larious.