Patoochiecake Adventures: The Negotiator

October 19, 2007 at 11:57 pm 8 comments

Crazy MikaEarly this evening Mika and I had a really funny conversation. Yes, I can actually have conversations with her already but they are usually more like negotiations rather than actual story sessions. Hehehe! Mika, brush your teeth first THEN you can watch tv. Mommy, jello BEFORE take a bath. You get the picture, right?

This evening, right before dinner, she wanted milk. Since I knew it would spoil her appetite, I tried to convince her by dangling her favorite part of any meal: RICE (yes, she is a rice-lover like her father!) Unfortunately, this didn’t work. So I bargained.

Kris: Let’s eat first then I’ll give you milk.
Mika: No, dede first Mommy. Then eat wice.
Kris: Fine. (finally giving in … but only a little bit) But only 2 ounces okay?
Mika: No. (complete with furled eyebrows)
Kris: Huh? How much do you want?
Mika: One only. Ayaw two.

Hahahaha! It sounded so funny! and she flashed a HUGE smile like she absolutely won! I guess she thought I meant 2 bottles of milk. Hahaha! So anyway, we both kept our word. I gave her 1 ounce of milk and she ate all her food during dinner. Beat that Kevin Spacey! 😛

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8 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Lulu  |  October 20, 2007 at 1:27 am

    That’s so cute! Does dede mean milk, or her bottle/sippie cup?

    Mika is just adorable!

  • 2. Meeya  |  October 20, 2007 at 2:26 am

    nice! haha! win-win situation.

    meron kami ni ninnang usapan before. i told her she could use the pc for two more minutes. sabi ba naman sa akin, how about just one more minute? aba edi mas ok hehe.

  • 3. rollercoastermom  |  October 20, 2007 at 3:35 am

    hi lulu! yeah, dede means milk in a bottle 🙂 she’s really hilarious!

  • 4. rollercoastermom  |  October 20, 2007 at 3:37 am

    meeya, ang funny naman ni ninna! nakipag-bargain pa! hahahaha! “how about just one more minute?” that’s waaay too funny! 😛

  • 5. munchkinmommy  |  October 20, 2007 at 7:49 am

    daya ni mommy o! 2 ounces na nga lang binawasan pa! 😀 katuwa talaga pag nagsasalita na ang mga babies ano?! si abby din mahilig makipagbargain, for the sake of bargaining. hee hee! happy weekend!

  • 6. jenn  |  October 21, 2007 at 12:17 am

    Very cute. Both you and baby were happy, and she thought she got her way. Adorable!

  • 7. rollercoastermom  |  October 21, 2007 at 6:39 am

    weng, daya ba? hehehe! madi-dinner na kasi eh so i really had to bargain! 😛 what is it kaya with kids and bargaining no? kahit konti basta lang makatawad. hahaha!

  • 8. rollercoastermom  |  October 21, 2007 at 6:42 am

    hi jenn! yup, we were both happy indeed! i couldn’t help but laugh and hug her when i saw her flash that smile! she was extremely ecstatic about having won! 😛

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