There’s Nothing You Can Do, I’m Two!

her: Papa, I need to eat some watermelon wif some corn.
      All mixed up.
      Wif watermelon juice.
      That be yummy?
me: We don’t have any corn, and you ate the last of the melon.
her: Oh. I like ciminum wolls.
       You make some?
me: We have fresh peas from the garden. 
       Do you want some?
her: I love peanut butter.
me: How about a banana?
her: I love your bread.
me: Strawberries?
her: We like pizza.
me: Nori and tahini?
her: Granola.
me: (sigh) Get a bowl out.

Derek Markham

Things I dig include: simple living, natural fatherhood, attachment parenting, natural building, unassisted childbirth (homebirth), bicycles, permaculture, organic and biodynamic gardening, vegan peanut butter cookies with chocolate chips, bouldering, and the blues. Find me elsewhere at @NaturalPapa, @DerekMarkham, Google+, or RebelMouse.

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