Lucy: So...Scott Walker is a bad guy but Luke SKY Walker is good guy?
Lucy: Don't laugh!
Then later she was singing and putting in the word "fart" to all the lyrics to "All You Need is Love." I laughed. "Don't laugh!" She said, putting her hand in front of me.
I can't help it. She's funny. Tad and I try to tell her that she's funny and it's a compliment when people laugh at you. I then tried to expound upon that by explaining the difference between being laughed AT and being laughed WITH. I guess a four-year-old, even MY four-year-old doesn't quite grasp that.
At night, when we tuck her in, we say "Don't let the bed bugs bite." But Tad turned it into this game where you insert a detail in the sentence that describes what's going on in Lucy's life. For example: tonight I said "Don't let the school day tomorrow bed bugs bite." On Friday, I might have said, "Don't let the Lucy took a bath tonight bed bugs bite."
Tonight in response Lucy said, "Lucy got a time out for tackling her brother even though he said not to bed bugs bite...DON'T laugh!" and put her hand in front of her face.
"I'm not laughing" I said, smiling at her, closing her door as I left, and laughed all the way down the stairs.
|Though I don't know how a person's supposed to be able to help it.|