Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Marvellous boy!!!

If there was ANY doubt about Bryn's genius status, let me put it to rest now...

WARNING: the following anecdote contains descriptions of feeding a toddler commercial FAST FOOD, and may offend some readers...

Today after buying the plane tickets to go visit my parents in Adelaide next month (YAYAYAYAY!), Bryn and I went and had a celebratory lunch! I decided, because they serve poptops with their kids meals, to go to Red Rooster (ok, it was really because I LOVE their Flayvor meal)...

So, Buddha got three chicken nuggests and some far too salty chips. His meal was VERY hot when we sat down and he tentatively bit into a nugget, but recoiled from the heat and put it down. A minute later, he tried it again, but it was still too hot. Then he took the nuggest and broke it in half, peeling away a bit of the batter and eating that. At first I didn't think much of it...

Next, having not eaten any more of the first nugget, he takes the second nugget and breaks that in half as well and sets it aside, and then the third. Then he plays with his complimentary toy for a while before taking on of the half nuggests and eating it...

The boy SOMEHOW realised that by breaking the nuggets in half, all the heat trapped inside the batter could escape and the nugget would cool down faster so he could eat it!!!

Now that's genius!!!

Caught a pic of him the other day telling me about the "Goggy" next door who was yapping up a storm at something or other... He just LOVES dogs so I'm really looking forward to spending a few days at mum's with her Bichon...

This is what greats me every Saturday morning... This is after a week of trashing his shelves - the big boys help too...

Usually on Saturdays either one of the boys or I sort through the rubbble and match all the various toys into their groupings, and Bryn spends Sunday reacquainting himself with his toys... However, Dave was suggesting a cull last Sunday, and looking at this mess, I have to wonder if he doesn't have a point... I forgot to take a pic of the shelves after we tidied them, will try to remember to do that next Saturday night, hehehe...

Bryn loving on his yellow bear...

Ok, I know tv is baaaaaaad for children, and under the age of three it should be avoided all together, but seriously Bryn gets so much enjoyment out of the Hooley Dooley's these days. We have two HD segments on an ABC DVD and he asks to have them played over and over, he's learned some of the words to the songs and all of the actions, and he even says goodbye to the Dooleys and waves to them at the end of each segment...

How can that be bad???

Ah, this is a photo of a longstanding tradition whereby Dave shows the boys how to spin coins. Bryn even gave it a go on his first exposure to this new game! Both Erik and Luey are dab hands at coin spinning now...

3 comments:

clelkaje said...

I can't believe you fed that poor innocent child junk food. I can't ever read your blog again, that's disgusting. Calling child protection now.

LOL!

Bryn is clearly a smart cookie. That truly is very clever, and add to that the ability to delay gratification at an age that this is supposed to be impossible...you have yourself a deadset genius!!!

casso said...

I would also like a warning of toddler exposure to television. I can barely focus through the tears of horror welling up in my eyes.

HipbubbyMama said...

nuggets!!!???!! *faints*

heheh What a clever boy!!

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