When the kids ask for something without saying "please," we teach them to use the magic word. This morning when I prompted Tyler with, "What’s the magic word?" Tyler said:


In other news, Tyler also mis-spoke on a present given to him by Grandma Takei. It’s a small, light green teddy bear that has a peridot gemstone on it’s colla. His name is Peridot. I’m not sure he knows the association he’s making but he’s calling it Baba-dot* instead.

*Baba translates roughly as "old hag" in Japanese