I have a child who has suddenly caught on to reading, after what seemed like a very long struggle.
I have a child who plays Little League, but admits that when he is playing outfield he secretly just wants to sit in the grass and hang out.
I have a child who was talking about babies being born and said, "well, when the mom launches the baby out..."
I have a child who, when I started laughing at the above comment said, "ok, I know it doesn't launch out. It is more squeezed out."
I have a child who likes to help, but likes to talk more, and can not do both at the same time.
I have another child whose eyes twinkle when he sees his friends out playing.
I have a child who pretends he cannot read, but occasionally he will let something slip and I will know that he can.
I have a child who is learning to control his temper.
I have a child who is full of plans, dreams and his imagination.
I have a child who received a thankyou note in the mail and won't let us see it, because it is private.
I have a child who is full of enthusiasm and shakes when he is excited.
I have a child who today said, "I see a goose sitting on the pond", when last year at this time all he could say was "no" and "mom".
I have a child who copies everything his brothers do.
I have a child who loves to roll and play with his baby sister.
I have a child who has to have his cuddle time with his mom and dad.
I have a child who (when she saw her brother holding a towel to his chin) insisted on getting her own towel to hold to her face.
I have a child who loves to pretend to clean like me and unload the dishwasher.
I have a child that will calmly hang out next to me as I do tasks.
I have a child that now (appropriately) says "chicken", "hi", "bye", "sli dow" (slide down), "banana" and of course "mama", "dadda" and "Dee" for Deacon
I have a child who laughs and giggles with abandon.