The scene: Squeaky was eating her lunch while I folded some laundry at the table across from her. She looked at me very solemnly and said, "Mommy, you are being naughty. You not eat your food. You not get a treat!" I looked up at her in surprise and she continued in a very small uncertain voice, "You will get a spank."
And a little Button story: She is starting to sing. It is so precious. We had been listening to a music tape from my childhood all morning long a few days ago. We were sitting at the table eating lunch and Button started singing, "Ahhh doo dah dayyyyyyyy" (All Through the Day) out of the blue. This was the first time I noticed her truly singing recognizable words to a recognizable song. Later on that day I heard her singing, "Wing aound a o-sie". One of her favorite activities with her sister and Daddy is playing Ring Around the Rosie.