Thursday, August 07, 2008

Can't say, not knowing


genie, originally uploaded by toyfoto.


What is this? What are we seeing?

Her first response to virtually everything is to break down in tears. Always.

Sometimes the tears are real. Sometimes they are crocodile. It's not always easy to tell one from the other.

We try and analyze what we're witnessing. Tired? Hungry?

Testing?

We are working on our poker faces and our resolve to stay out of the fray. She's got to figure this out herself.

She knows how even if we do not.

2 comments:

Petra said...

Oh the emotional turmoil of being a toddler!

duff said...

OMG, I could stand to learn a lot from you and your approach, that's for sure.

You sound way calmer about it than I feel, whether I'm following the same philosophy or not.