The Five W's of Childhood

The five W's at our house do not consist of Who, What, When, Where and Why? No, they go something a little more like this...

What's 'dat
Want 'dat
The other three can only be summed up by

The first two are commonly overheard coming out of Little Man's mouth. Big Sister, 3, repeats the latter three over and over multiple times each and every day. We've actually started answering some of her question like this--

Big Sister: "Why is there a big building right there?"

Us: "So that you can ask us why there is a big building right there."

Seriously, what is she going to say to that? Nothing, she'll just find something else to wonder about. Isn't childhood curiosity wonderful when it isn't driving you crazy?

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