February 14, 2011

It's Nature, Not Nurture

Now that I have three kids I feel entitled to say that their personalities come fully baked.

J, my baby, is up for anything as long as he is fed every hour.  I predict he will remain easy going and be a good eater.

L, my 5-year-old, is the same sweet mama's girl she's always been.  She's a little jealous of J but not one to carry a grudge.  The other day she walked to the store with me, 20 minutes both ways without a word of complaint.  When we got home she announced, 'I would never have let you go alone, mommy.  It's too cold!'

And K, my 7-year-old, is the same clever, opinionated being she ever was.  When I asked her if she wanted to walk with me to the store, her answer was short and to the point: 'No way. Too boring.'  It's exactly the sort of thing she would have said as a newborn if she could have talked.

Ah, I'm a lucky woman.


  1. You are a lucky woman:)
    Happy Valentine's Day!

  2. Indeed you are! What a precious trio. Happy Valentine's Day!

  3. Awww. all three are just adorable!

  4. YOu are lucky! It is the great personalities they have which make us love 'em to pieces!

  5. I think they come fully baked too. It's pretty amazing.

  6. With both of them, you have the balance you need then!

  7. Is the little one making associations about you being in hospital and something she encountered in the past. You know worried about you.
    I note you didn't go with Casimir then ;-).

  8. You've nearly described my three--in the same order!


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