Friday, October 20, 2006

"No Want It"

On Monday, Ella woke up with a fever and had it consistently throughout the day and into the night. I could tell she didn't feel well when she took a nap ON ME only about an hour after she woke up. Then later she also TOLD me that it was naptime and wanted to sleep in her CRIB. She was miserable all day and not much made her happy. She didn't want food or anything to drink...and she told me this by saying "No want it" repeatedly. Actually, she screamed it at times. Unfortunately, this sentence has outlasted the fever and I hear it on a regular basis now. It's not just the words -- it's the tone as well. She usually says it with a whine. I guess what goes around comes around. I seem to remember that I was a bit of a whiner myself as a child. Let's just hope that this is a brief phase.

1 comment:

Auntie Aimee said...

I just read in Real Simple that when kids get sick a lot, they have healthier adulthoods because antibodies last a lifetime. I don't suppose Ella will naturally develop antibodies for whining...