Ben wanted my attention for an urgent Hot Wheels car issue (or something) while I was writing the last post. When calling out "Mommy" from across the room wasn't doing the trick, he switched to touching my shoulder and calling me "sweet Mommy" instead. Ooh, the boy can work it.
We had the "Who do you want to marry when you grow up?" chat last night. He was not much perplexed by the fact that both Mommy and Daddy are already taken, and their current spouses do not wish to give them up. He would marry us anyway (me more so than Daddy).
Why he doesn't want to marry Becky is the big mystery. He talks about her all the time, and she's a major presence in his daily life. Do you think it's because she's imaginary? I should tell him not to be an anti-imaginary-friend bigot who discriminates against Becky. And Cindy, and Cinderella. And his imaginary sister, Lizzie. (Though I don't want to encourage him to marry Lizzie. Too Flowers in the Attic.) None of the imaginaries are boys; I do wonder why.