can i just tell you how much i absolutely L.O.V.E. this phrase? how much i crave to hear it?
as in, "come here, babe!"
as in, "sing!" "well, we need to go pick up lala from dance. we can swing later."
"o-tay" said with understanding, but a twinge of disappointment.
as in, "i need you to calm down so i can rock with you..."
"o-tay" said with tears in her eyes and a whimper in her voice.
as in, "pot!" grabbing at her diaper. "you need to go potty?" "jes!" "let's go, hurry, hurry!"
"o-tay!" said with excitement and determination.
as in, "meow, meow!" "you want me to read hello kitty?" "jes!" "alright, let's go sit on the couch and i'll read it to you!"
"o-tay!" said with pure joy.
as in, "djuce!" "bring me your cup and i'll get you more juice."
"o-tay!" said with gratitude in her voice.
as in, "daddy's on the phone! you want to talk to him?"
"o-tay!" said with anticipation in her voice.
as in, "it's time for nigh night. grab your blankie."
"o-tay" said with sleep in her voice and pure adoration for her blanket.
as in, "yo-yuck!" "okay, go get a bowl and spoon and get into your chair. i'll get you some yogurt."
"o-tay!" said with conviction to accomplish the task at hand.
as in, "da-par." "go get me a diaper and i'll change you."
i wish you could all hear what a sweet sound it is coming from kawena's little mouth! like i said, i crave it!
*picture by malia. thanks!