Sitting comfortably on the couch between Chad and me, Gmail was singing a song from Hi-5 or Doodlebops. (I often wonder what his friends would think if they knew he still watched, sang along to, and occasionally obsessed over the Doodlebops.) I have searched diligently, but could not for the life of me find the video of this song, but basically it says, “If you had three wishes, what would they be? Three wishes, 1, 2, 3…” So, after singing for a few minutes, he stopped and grinned.
Gmail: Mommy, I bet I know what you’d wish for if you had three wishes…
Me: Tell me.
Gmail: 1) You’d wish for a million dollars, 2) You’d wish for a new house. 3) You’d wish to go to the bathroom in peace.
Me: You’re close. 1) I’d wish for you to be nicer to your sisters. 2) I’d wish for enough money to move to a bigger house. 3) Yes, I’d *love* to go to the bathroom in peace.
Gmail: 1) Can’t do it. 2) Don’t have it. 3) Sorry, not gonna happen…”Here I come, Mommy, I must intrude on your bathroom time!”
Gmail and me: (giggling)
Me: Yep, that’s about right! (still laughing)
He is so funny and smart. I love it when he is having a happy moment, it reminds me that down in that little body there is a normal, happy, funny, smart, and obnoxious 9 year old boy just dying to come out. Man, I love my kid!!