I used to watch a brother and sister duo I call H&H. Miss H started coming to my house when she was only 13 months old and stayed until she was about 2-1/2. Than her mom was able to stay home. Her brother joined her here when he was about six weeks old and stayed until he was about 18 months old. Their mom is now a WAHM (work-at-home-mom) and on occasion she needs some babysitting so I get to play with her kids. They were both here on Monday so I planned out some fun school stuff to do with them. I'm a bit out of practice on toddler watching. Miss H is now 4 (as she reminded me often) and Mr. H is now 2-1/2 (more like 2-3/4). He is such a hoot! Here are two conversations we had that stand out to me.
He is just starting to potty train. After one visit to the potty I was helping him get dressed and....
H: "I want to run naked in this house."
Me: "You can't run naked in this house."
H: "Yeah, cause that would be silly!"
And then belly laughs!
Later on while doing school....
H: "After I color the crocodile, he'll be a nice crocodile."
(We were working on "A" pages - it was an alligator even though Mr. H insisted it was a crocodile.)
I had a great time having them here and can't wait for them to come back on Friday!