"Mommy, MOMmIEEE, what's that spell?"
"Jackson, not now..."
"Mommy, what does that say?"
"Jackson, now is not the time..."
"Mommy, What is that word...?"
"Jackson, I said, not now-please!"
"Mommy, look!!... look BEHIND you, BEHIND YOU, what's that word say?"
Usually I'm all about assisting my sponges.
Usually I'm more than willing to stop and spend some "learning" time with my little guys.
But not when I'm driving..
"Jackson, I have to pay attention to the road and the other drivers around me." "I can't turn around and look at what that sign said, when I'm driving, that's very dangerous." "It could cause an accident, someone could get hurt, or if I'm driving and not paying attention, I may not know what the speed limit is, and then I could get a speeding ticket from a police man, and that's not good."
Jackson: "But MOMMY, (cue the dramatic tone and pause from my son) the reason I ask YOU how to spell things is I'm in kindergarten now, and I'm learning how to spell, and the teacher told us to ask our mommies and daddies what words mean when we see them around us. I see lots of words around us when we're driving, so you told me to do what the teacher said, and that's what I'm doing. I'm asking you what the words mean, because I'm supposed to do what my teacher tells me to do. You told me that." (I don't think he took one breath the entire time!)
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I love these little quirks that occur over here in crustyland.