Conversations with my boy

Classic JazzyH

With two girls now in school, Jasper and I get to spend a whole lot of time together. He’s an energetic 3 and a half, full of sunshine, chatting, energy, tantrums and craziness. He is teetering on the edge of boyhood with a tiny bit of baby lingering.

He wants to do things himself but he always wants me to carry him (all 17kgs of him) when we are out and about. He loves doing his jobs but also adores making ‘baby talk’ with lots of goo-goo gaa-gaas.

It’s a busy time of bitter-sweet moments.

Big boy

Yesterday, as we were waiting for the doctor to call us, we had a lovely chat about the baby just up from us who was having a tantrum. Jasper was very interested in it all and thought it was hilarious when I told him that he would have a tantrum in the waiting room at that age every time. Without fail.

And then, he says to me (in a quite obvious segway); “The toof fairy came took Ellie’s tooth.”Me: “Yes, she did.”
Jazzy: “Why?”
Me: “Because she collects teeth.”
Jazzy: “But why?”
Me: “Because… She likes to?”
Jazzy: “But it’s too big. Heavy.”
Me: “You think the teeth are too heavy for the tooth fairy?”
Me: “So, how does she get them home do you think?”
Jazzy: “She magics them down, down, down and then she can.”
Me: “What does she do with them, do you think?”
Jazzy: “Ellection box (collection box like the kids have for their bits and bobs.”
Me: “That’s a good idea.”
Jazzy: “Then in the morning she gets up, paints them. Blue, purple, pink. All the colours.”

Tree Jazzy

I just love his mind.

Have you had any good convos lately?

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  1. Just imagine that collection box of colourful teeth 🙂

    • It would be impressive, Tat, for sure!

  2. Such an awesome sense of imagination, and he has a great mum to help nurture it! x

    • I just love his imagination and thank you so much!

  3. That’s gorgeous. I am often astounded by the complexity of some of the conversations of my 4 and a 1/2 year old. They put a whole lot of thought into things.

    • Aren’t they the best? You don’t realise just how much thinking they’re doing until you’re having these conversations.

  4. Very cute. I love having conversations with my nearly four year old. It’s interesting hearing how their brains tick when they talk.

    • It’s such a clear insight into them, isn’t it? Such a beautiful time.

  5. Love it. Love the way our kids’ minds work. Whenever I need a fresh perspective, or I’m looking for a story idea, I just need to chat to 4yo. Works every time.

    • Ohh, great idea! They don’t let ‘stuff’ get in the way, do they?


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