Tuesday, 24 November 2009

Lets Pretend You're Special

Yesterday sitting outside while Megan rides past me her bike

Megan says : "Lets pretend...you're special....".

Me :  *shocked* "I am special, Megan!"

Man, she cut me real deep. 

What she really meant was "lets pretend you can do magic".

Why do we have to pretend? 

I perform magic everday, my girl. 

I make things appear, I juggle five things at once, I multi-task with great dexterity, I cook 30 minute brownies in 20 minutes, I know the exact location of every food item in the supermarket, I work for six bosses, I can do handstands up against the wall, I negotiate, I plan, I organise, I prepare, I pacify, I support, I mediate.  I can captivate you with my verbal diarrhea.

But I am not special in my child's eyes.

*sigh*

4 comments:

lettice said...

Got to love the world from a child's perspective, even if it's not quite what you want to hear!

Marcelle said...

OH NO!!!!!!!!

Children say the funniest things!!!

Laura said...

Oh lol - I suspect Kiara may say something like that!

KK said...

You are special to me! Of course that is NOT a compliment in my family..

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