Whatever Parker had, he has so graciously given to me. Kent had a spell last night as well of flu like symptoms. I wish I could hire a nurse. How am I supposed to take care of children, when I need to be taken care of myself?
Last night I was reading Parker the story of Moses. We went from him being placed in the basket on the river all the way to him leading the Israelites in the Wilderness and receiving bread from heaven. After I read the story to him once, I always go back and re-tell the story, but allowing him to fill in the blanks. I will say a sentence, and then pause, allowing him to finish the rest of the statement. I use the traditional deep voice for God. I don't know why I do that..it's what my mom did for me though. Anyways, by having him participate, I can be sure that he has understood what happened. Here is our conversation last night while he was helping re-tell the story by filling in the blanks.
Me-"When Moses was little his mommy put him in a ...
Me-"One day Moses was walking and he saw a burning..."
Me-"Then he heard God say, 'Moses, take off your shoes..."
Parker-(In his deep God voice) "You are standing in the mud!"