Monday, October 25, 2010

Whiskers and Biscuits

There is a lovely hibiscus flowering plant near our condo this week. I told the children the name for it yesterday. Today they were discussing it as we were walking and I couldn't help but laugh:

"Lydia--that's a hi-biskers (rhymes with whiskers) plant."

"No! 'lige it is a hi biscuits FLOWER"

Elijah told me this morning that he wasn't running away from the waves that he was "scampering." I asked him where he'd learned about scampering and he told me from his Fox and the Hound book on tape. Thought it was cute.

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