Find Good In Every Day

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Understanding Cooper December 15, 2009

Filed under: Daily Blog — Robin @ findgoodineveryday @ 3:52 pm

On our way home from school last night, we drove by a neighbor’s house with a lot of Christmas decorations.  We drive by it every night, and every time, Cooper says, “Santa.  Santa, Mommy.”  He did the same last night.  But a few seconds later (when we were already past the house), Cooper said, “Up Down, Mommy.  Santa Up Down.”  Umm…  what?  I just said, “Yes, Cooper, up down.”  You need to acknowledge the kid with everything he says or he’ll just keep saying it over and over.  I did not understand what he was saying, but just brushed it off and went on with the evening.

This morning, on my way to work while passing the same house with decorations, I noticed a Santa flag that I had not seen before.  On the flag, Santa is hanging upside down.  Ahh…  It all became clear to me.  “Santa Up Down” means “Santa upside down.”  The kid is perceptive, what can I say?  Mommy, on the other hand…


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