Mommy: What do you want for your birthday?
Vivi: A cake and presents.
Mommy: What kind of present?
Vivi: A toy!
Mommy: What kind of toy?
Vivi: A pink toy!
Mommy: What kind of pink toy?
Vivi: A ball.
Mommy: What about a blue ball? (I had already bought one)
Vivi: Yeah, that sounds great! And we can kick it together and say “hooray!”
The doctor asked her lots of questions at her 3-year check-up to test cognitive ability, including…
Doc: What should I do if I am cold?
Vivi: Get sunny!
Doc: What should I do if I’m hungry?
Vivi: Eat food, silly.
At the gym…
Vivi (to caregiver): It was my birthday yesterday, and I’m three years old, and I got cake and presents, and they are all MINE! But you can play with them too.
Vivi: Bob Marley likes jam, Mommy. And I like jam too! Especially blackberry jam. Yum.