Here’s a cute one from Demi.
I work in the nutrition world, so it shouldn’t be a surprise when my kids incorporate concepts into regular old conversations. But it still is.
For example, when Cam was only two, Inny put him in the high chair and turned on a show so she could make him lunch. She asked what he wanted on his bagel and he said “protein.” Back then I was always worried about him feeling/staying full because he has always been an aggressive eater. Even still… so laugh out loud funny.
Well this time, Joe was rounding up all our sunblock bottles because the season is upon us and he asked me if two of them were okay to use. I said no. He asked why and I told him they have some of the harmful ingredients. He offered to only use them on himself and I proceeded my nagfest–loving, yes, but you know, one of those conversations you don’t let go of. Eventually we moved on.
Then, Demi asked me why we couldn’t use that sunscreen, so I explained the ingredients aren’t good for you, at which point she asked me, “Why mama, do they have probiotics?”
In what world does a 5-year old remember the word probiotics?
It is one of a million daily reminders they are always listening and watching, for better or worse.
Such a little cutie pie.