Toddler: We need to go to the Grocery Shop
Me: After breakfast. We have to eat first; then get dressed and make sure we have fresh bum-bums on. Then we will go grocery shopping.
Me: While you two finish eating, Mommy is going to make a list of everything we need.
Toddler: Mommy I help you list?
Me: Okay sweetheart....first thing on the list: we need milk
Toddler: Yep, we need milk
Me: We need Butter
Toddler: No mommy, we no need butter
Me: Well we do have some, but Mommy uses that kind to cook with.
Toddler: Mommy, we need butter.
Me: Its settled then, butter makes the list
Me: What else do we need?
Toddler: We need Rollerskates!
Toddler: Yeah, and we need a little tiny baby!
Me: Mommy meant what do we need for food, thats what we buy at the grocery store (little tiny baby...I think not....Hubby why do they always side with you?)
Toddler: We need buy...uhmmm....we need buy...ahhhh....we need buy...cereal
Toddler: and we need buy cereal, and we need buy cereal, and we need buy cereal, and we need buy...uhmmm...cereal
Me: Okay, cereal, got it. Anything else?
Toddler: We need to buy carrots, and carrots, and we need buy carrots, and more carrots, and we need to buy carrots, and we need to buy more carrots....Woah Mommy, that a lot of carrots!
Me: Sure sounds like a lot of carrots...Do you even like carrots?
Toddler: Oh yes Mommy, I Wove Them!
Me: Carrots it is!Meanwhile throughout this process the Toddler is drawing "pictures" on all over my list and knocks the notebook out of my hand.
Me: Uh-oh, where did our list go?
Toddler: I don't know
Me: Can you help me find the page we were making our grocery list on?
Toddler: We weren't making list Mommy...we were just papering.It is always an adventure grocery shopping with two little ones. Heck even the prep work is entertaining!