A dad took his 2-year-old’s most memorable words and illustrated them beautifully.
“It brightens their day,” he adds. “That means a lot.”
As for Harper, now 5 years old, Bruckner says the bizarre non sequiturs are getting fewer and farther between. But the gems are still there.
Just the other day, Bruckner overheard her giving her barbies an Easter pep talk. “Ladies, we have all day to have fun,” she said. “But Jesus is coming soon, and this house is a mess.”
Bruckner doesn’t sound quite ready for these moments to end.
For the rest of us, it’s nice to be reminded to enjoy the wonder and unconstrained imagination of our kids while we can.
Writing it down, though, is one way to make it last forever.