Anja watched as I changed Markus’ clothes this morning, and as I finished putting his pants on, she said, “Mama, now Baby Markus is a boy!”
Playing with a flashlight in her dark room has been one of Anja’s favorite activities lately. She and I were doing so yesterday, and I was swirling it in little patterns on the ceiling (you know how if you move it fast enough, it looks like more than just a dot of light). First I did a circle, “Look, Anja,” I said. “It’s a circle!” Then I made a straight line.
I couldn’t think of any other shapes that I could move fast enough to make, so I passed the flashlight off to her for a turn. She shook it haphazardly around the ceiling and exclaimed, “Look, Mama! I made a tiger!”