Thursday, March 04, 2010
out of the mouths of babes...
There is a blonde haired blue eyed beauty at Nursery who I knew from the moment I met her on her home visit that brilliance would spring forth from her lips.
She has not failed to delight, inspire and amaze me over the last six months.
I am not the only one whose attention has been captured by this self-proclaimed princess. A new boy has arrived at Nursery and the two have fallen in love.
A couple of weeks ago, on the last day of term, the blue eyed beauty's mother said to her,
'Are you going to miss Joe?'
To which she replied:
'I will, but I will carry him in my heart.'
Where do 4 year olds learn how to speak like this?!
On Wednesday, I saw Miss Princess walking around with a picture in her hand. I asked her about it, as it was unusual for it not to have made its way to the picture box. She informed me in a most nonchalent manner,
'It's a love token for Joe.'
A love token?! I asked her what a love token was and she said,
'It's a love token for Joe - he made me a picture so now I'm making him one. I want to write his name on it but I'm not sure how to.'
So there we go. There's a whole lotta love in the Nursery. Oh, I forgot to mention, there has been much talk of marriage between Miss Princess and Joe. I thought they might forget about it after the holidays but they have not. The kissing of other boys might need to stop in order for a healthy relationship to develop though...