My sister, Laura, deemed herself Auntie from pretty much the second I told her I was pregnant with Jonathan (which was really early on since I found out I was pregnant two weeks in!). For some people, the title wouldn't work, but it definitely suits her.
Auntie is married and she has two wonderful stepdaughters, but no children of her own just yet (although I am keeping my fingers crossed). Auntie loves Jonathan and Auntie loves to shop, in that order. Occasionally, she sends us a random package of things for Jonathan. It's always great fun to see what's inside.
It's been a while since we received a package, so I wasn't too surprised when one came today. Perfect timing, as it was a crazy day at work and Jonathan is always a little off on Mondays, having to get back into the day care routine and all. This particular package included a couple of cute t-shirts, a new pair of shorts, a book with fuzzy farm animals and, most importantly, a remote control truck. It's a yellow dump truck with a boulder in the back. Unfortunately, it takes 6 (!) AAA batteries, which left us scouring every electronic apparatus in our house, but we finally got it working. Bryan and I thought initially that Jonathan didn't "get" the control, but he caught on fairly quickly...
Now for the running commentary of the thoughts in Jonathan's head:
Oh, dear "tuck", you need a rest. Rest your wheels in my Anywhere Chair...
How does this thing work? It must be magic!
You don't seriously expect me to go to bed when there is a new "tuck" in the house, do you??
Thanks Auntie for making our Monday so much fun!!!
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