Sunday morning

This morning I was sitting on the floor with Bear when AO handed me a cup of coffee. Bear immediately became interested in the cup. Or the coffee. Or both. I was sitting cross-legged so, as she would reach for the cup, I would put it to one side of me. And then the other. And so on. She was gaining speed, though, so I had to change tactics. I began to place the cup behind me and then move it clockwise as she approached. The cup made one lap. Bear made one lap. The cup made a faster lap. Bear made a faster lap. After these two laps, my belly hurt from laughing. After three and a half laps, AO chimed in. “Why are you being so mean to her?” Shocked, I said, “What am I supposed to do? Give her the hot coffee?” “Yes,” he said. Hmm. Lucky for me, after the fourth lap, I didn’t have to decide between being accused of torturing her with my coffee game or giving her a second-degree burn. Bear had had enough and moved on to eating and babbling at Sophie.

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4 Responses to “Sunday morning”


  1. 1 satcla March 11, 2013 at 11:20 am

    Hot coffee is great for babies!!! Bear loves to chase after coffee!!! Well, if that’s not taking after her aunt Sarayu, then I don’t know what is.

  2. 2 kateandgracie March 12, 2013 at 9:43 am

    She doesn’t seem to care, though, if it’s Peet’s or Costco coffee. You might want to talk to her about that.

  3. 3 satcla March 12, 2013 at 11:01 am

    I didn’t care at the beginning either. I don’t want to rush her growth process. She’ll get there, probably in the next month or two.

  4. 4 kateandgracie March 12, 2013 at 2:14 pm

    Ha!


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