Sunday, January 22, 2012

Ethan's Greatist Hits

Nap time is pretty much hit or miss these days.  I'm still being delusional and holding out hope that this is just a phase and that he starts regularly napping again like he did this exact same time last year - a month long strike against naps and then suddenly they were back. 

What does our E do during nap time instead?  He sings his heart away.  Welcome to Ethan FM.

Secrets by OneRepublic:

Amazing by Bruno Mars:

A little medley:

When he finally sings this song, I know nap time is over.

Friday, January 20, 2012

Seen and Heard

E (indignant):  "I did not have a meltdown.  Only ice cubes can melt down".

When discussing future vacation destinations.

E:  "I just want to go home.  Home makes me happy. (pause).  Also Ikea.  Ikea makes me happy too."

On Daddy's profession.

E:  I want to work like Daddy and sit in a big big office and eat chocolate.
Listening to the song 'Don't Speak' by Gwen Stefani.

E:  What does this song mean?  Why does it hurt?
M: She says that she doesn't want hear what the person is saying because it might hurt her feelings.
E:  Does your feelings hurt?
M:  No, because you only say nice things. 
E:  Um, maybe it's because you don't hear me.  If you hear me then your feelings might get hurt.
M: Do you say mean things?
E:  No, but you should still try to hear me.

What he wants to be when he grows up.

E:  "Mommy so I can cook spirals ( what he calls the imitation crab pieces in udon) and waffles." 

Thursday, January 12, 2012

The Little Scallion That Could

We started growing some scallions over Christmas. I do not have a green thumb at all, but even I couldn't mess this up. Just place the white portion of the scallion with the roots in a cup of water and place in a sunny spot. Viola!

After four days (new shoots and growing like crazy!):

After a week and a half (it grew so fast I didn't have time to trim and use it up):