The other day Seth wanted a banana, then he wanted it sliced, then he wanted it to look like a face. He got raisins for the hair, prune eyes, strawberry nose and graham cracker mouth. He wanted more prunes and I had to explain to him that they aren't something you want to eat a bunch of!
Seth had his first school project this week and we had to make a mobile of family pictures. We were supposed to use 5-7 pics, but we couldn't narrow it down to less than 10 - and with that the aunts and uncles had to be represented by the cousins! Seth and I glued the pictures to construction paper and punched holes in the tops and Mark tied them on to dowels with fishing line. I hope to comes back to us, because it turned out really great and I want to hang it in his room.
For the passed few weeks, Seth's lunchbox has been coming home practically full! Each day I ask him why he's not eating much of his lunch and he never quite gives me a good answer. I have packed all of his favorite foods and even sent a note to his teacher asking her to encourage him to eat. On Thursday, he came home and the only thing he had touched was about two ounces of his V8 Fusion. Finally, Mark was able to get to the bottom of things. Apparently, a while back, Seth was eating his lunch and a couple of girls were laughing at what he had packed. Now he's afraid to take his food out, because he thinks they'll make fun of him. I thought we had talked it out, but today he came home with a full lunch box again. I'm not sure what to do. Sigh.
"Do you remember this toy, from back in the day?" Uh yeah...you mean from way back in 2009?
S:Can dogs eat chicken bones?
M: No, but they can have pork or beef bones.
S: Beef bones? What are beef bones?
M: Bones from a cow.
S: From a cow!? Did I ever eat cow?
M: That's what burgers are made of.
S: Aaagh! I'm gonna die!?
later that day...
S: Mom is there cow in this ravioli?
M: Yes, the filling is made from beef.
S: Mmmmm...I LOVE cow!!
Seth: This is ABC Ice Cream.
Me: What's ABC Ice Cream?
Seth: Already Been Chewed.
Me: Eww. Where did you get that from?
Seth: Uncle Dan. He had ABC corn dogs.
"Something is wrong with the T.V. You need to call Time-Warner Cable."
One day Seth was watching Busy Town and I heard him yelling at the television, "I'm not a mother!!" When I asked what he was yelling about, he said, "This lady is saying 'If you are the mother of a young child, then I need to talk to you.' I told her I'm not a mother, but she keeps on talking."
"Some kids were saying butt crack at school and they didn't even get in trouble."
"Someday, I want to visit Ant-Africa."
"Heath is very, very strong. He used his muscles and pushed the elevator door right open."
Seth LOVES to do crafts, but I'll have to admit, we haven't been so crafty lately. Over the weekend we had so much fun making these alphabet puppets. Seth came up with what he wanted to draw for each letter, drew it in pencil and then colored it with markers. We took turns cutting. He put the corresponding letter on the puppet and then glued a mini popsicle stick to each one. I hope this will stir up our creative juices!
I bought a pack of water balloons on clearance for $.50 and Seth has more than gotten our moneys worth out of them. We had a water balloon toss/fight, blown them up and let them go and played keep it up. He also learned how to blow up balloons. One day we blew up a balloon and let it go over and over for about 30 min with one balloon. Seth giggled non-stop the whole time. It was the best half-a-penny I ever spent!