We’ve had a pretty busy couple of months. I’ve got a lot of posts to do about all the trips we crammed in during September and October, but before I finally launch into those over the next few days, I thought I’d start with documenting one of Addie’s current interests. Her ducks.

Addie generally loves her bath,  but only barely touches the toys I put in the tub with her (so why I keep putting them in there, I don’t know). She prefers to play with cups and blow bubbles and splash (who wouldn’t?). But one day she decided to gather up her ducks and hold them as tight as she could, like a big mama duck. She held on to them so tightly, she wouldn’t even let me take them when I tried to drain the tub. I don’t know why, but I couldn’t stop laughing.


Then a few days later, Addie disappeared into the bathroom and was quiet for awhile. You’ll probably think I’m a bad mom for not worrying about her for awhile, but, you see, Addie has never had any interest in the toilet or toilet paper. I guess I knew she would eventually, but I wasn’t really prepared to find this when I went to check on her.





I guess she was trying to take care of them. Ducks do belong in the water, so she had that part right. She’s so dang adorable!

More posts coming!

2 Responses

  1. I’ve been waiting for a post! She is so funny & smart, ducks do belong in the water. :) Want to have a FTM meeting soon? Although it wont be the same without Em. Stupid Germany. She’s been gone forever….

    I’ll call you. :)

    Emily A - November 21st, 2009 at 10:00 pm
  2. Ahaha. You know, for a couple of years now I’ve been assigned the duck pond at the community 4th of July carnival. And little kids around Addie’s age– and even older– LOVE IT. There was one kid who went and took off his clothes and his diaper and got in the pool with the ducks and just played with him (until his parents decided he’d been naked in public for long enough). But yeah… I don’t know what it is but they absolutely love it. I guess you’ll have to do “duck pond” in the tub now and then huh? Haha. So awesome.

    sloanie - November 21st, 2009 at 10:17 pm