Here are some recent conversations with Lucas:
We are in the car listening to the news
Lucas: Why did the baby moose get hit by a car
Mom: Because he was on the road
Lucas: Why was he on the road?
Mom: Probably because he was looking for his mommy
Lucas: Why was he looking for his mommy?
Mom: Becuase he was lost.
Lucas: Why did he get lost?
Mom: Maybe because he wasn't paying attention
Lucas: Why wasn't he paying attention
Mom: Maybe he was looking for food
Lucas: Why was he looking for food?
Mom: Because he was hungry
Lucas: Why was he hungry
Mom: Because he hadn't eaten for a long time
Lucas: Why hadn't he eaten for a long time
Mom: Because he was lost
Lucas: Why was he lost
Mom: Grrr, didn't we just go over this.....
Today on the way home from groceries it went like this:
Lucas: Where are we going
Mom: We need to put the frozen groceries away.
Mom: Because we don't want them to melt
Lucas: Why will they melt
Mom: Because it's summertime
Lucas: Why is it summertime?
Mom: Because......... the earth is closer to the sun
Lucas: Why is the earth closer to the sun
Mom: Just because
Even as I type this here's Lucas
Lucas: Can I have that juice box?
Mom: Because it's past it's expiry date
Our 8 hour drive to Kelowna is going to be a blast! How long does the "why" stage last for?
Till Tomorrow............... Jenn