Thursday, September 16, 2010


This morning Joey and I went to story time at the library.
Rocks?  Check.  Cow?  Check.  Joey is ready to go. 

Hiding under the table.

The best thing about the toddler story time is that the kids are not expected to sit quietly for long periods of time.  Story time starts and ends with music and dancing, and there is dancing between each story.  The librarian doesn't mind if the kids move around as long as they're not disruptive.  At the end there are usually bubbles.  Joey enjoys that best of all.

Joey had to "call her grandma" from the payphone at the library. 
After the library we went to the Chikin Park (aka Chick-Fil-A).  Watching the kids playing is like looking at the primate exhibit at the zoo. 

Joey enjoys deliberately getting stuck after seeing a kid get stuck like this a few weeks ago.
Running up the slide is so much better than sliding down.

We borrowed The Lion King on VHS from the library.  Yes, they still have those.  Personally I like cassettes.  While the quality isn't as sharp as Blu-Ray, tapes aren't as fragile as discs.  So many of our movies are unplayable thanks to a certain two-year-old.  Anyway, Joey enjoyed watching the movie, but doesn't really understand the whole "circle of life" concept.  She kept asking where Simba's dad, "He got hurt and he had to go to the hospital."  I was anxious to show her a Disney movie that didn't involve princesses (although Simba is a prince -- let's not get too technical here), but this movie has some violence!

Speaking of Disney princesses, I really enjoyed this linked video from The Second City Network.

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