dutch and i had an interesting little convo recently that went like this…
dutch: when i grow up can i get a cat?
mama: when you grow up you can get whatever you want.
dutch: oh great! when i grow up i can write and say cursive words!!
mama: cursive words?? what do you mean? [knowing full well what he meant, but i wanted to hear him explain himself.]
dutch: you know how you write like this… [“writes” with finger on the on the couch and makes swirls] and i get to SAY cursive words!!
mama: what are cursive words, dutch?
dutch: you know, like the “d” word, the “h” word…