Easter According to Levi

by grommom on April 17, 2014

in Blogroll, Groms, Little Levi, Random Posts

Levi will be four next month, which means the countdown to never having a three year old again is on.  And I’m feeling a strange combination of happy, sad, and happy.  And a little happy.

First, in case you’re not on Instagram, you might have missed this last week:
Levi hair cut at the grommom.com Of course I began an entire blog post on the hair cut, complete with fourteen hilarious and adorable iPhone photos of the whole process.

Until a certain teenager in my home stopped me to say “No!  Don’t do it Mom.  You cannot post fourteen pictures of Levi, with his underwear on inside out AND backwards getting a hair cut.  Plus DAD…In his Pajamas?!  No…Just no.”

Levi hair cut at thegrommom.com

(And I wonder what I ever did before I had a teenager in the house to save me from all sorts of tragic embarrassment.)

Anyways, since I’m banned from posting fourteen hair cut photos, I thought I could at least share a few of Levi’s latest ramblings…especially as they relate to Easter.

Like yesterday in the car.
Levi:  ”Mom…I fink the Easter Bunny is not a real bunny.”
Me:  ”Really, what is it then?”
Levi:  “It is like a Dad.  It’s a Dad dressed up like a bunny.  He comes during the day when you’re like, in the house, and he carries a basket and brings lots of candy.  He doesn’t hop.”

And then on the subject of decorating hard boiled eggs:

“To make Easter eggs you first cook them.  But not like normal eggs, you do it diffent.    Then you put them in cups of water.   Then you decorate them with paint.  Then you let them dwy on the table.  Then when they are dwy, there is candy inside of them.”

ME:  ”And what happens to those eggs?”
LEVI:  “I fink the bunny rabbit hides the eggs and everyone comes and says “THE EASTER BUNNY IS OUT.”  And that’s all what happens on Easter.
LEVI:  ”That’s all mom.”

 Finally, and this is a direct quote:

Me:  ”Levi, What is Easter REALLY about?”
Levi:  “JESUS.  He died for our sins.
He rose from the dead.  He didn’t RISE, MOM, He ROSE.
and He LOVES us.”

And suddenly I didn’t mind three at all, and I wanted to hold him for a million years.

One more for the road.  Quick, before the teenager can stop me:
Toddler inside-out backwards underwear bottom. :)

Because what Mom can’t use a little blackmail material for later?  hehe.

See ya soon.


PS  Two more Levi posts?  Sure:  Here and Here.
PS Yes, I will be letting Levi’s hair grow out again.  I miss those curls more than you do, I promise. :)


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