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Monday, June 16, 2008So Emmitt absolutely loves the phone. Understandable, of course...I mean it's something you hold in your hand and voices magically come out of it. And unlike the Elmo remote control he has, the words and voices are different each time you use it. What's not to love?
So I shouldn't have been surprised when I was working in the living room this morning and my mother popped up on Instant Messenger.
Vickie: Emmitt is calling me on the phone right now in case you didn't know
Well, no, actually I didn't know.
So I headed out to the porch where sure enough, Emmitt was standing there watching some cartoons with the phone pressed to his face and I could hear my mom talking through the receiver to him.
Of course unlike Nora, who talks your ear off, Emmitt only says "uh-huh" when he's on the phone.
When I asked for the phone, he said "no" ran into the play tent they have. I peeked in there in time to see him press a few buttons and laugh hysterically.
Once I got the phone, mom told me the story.
Apparently her phone rang and she picked it up assuming I was calling to chat about the conference, since we'd been working on sponsor pitches this morning. Instead, she got the sound of Jack's Big Music show. Now safe guess would have been Elnora, since she loves to call the grandmas and talk. But when Nora didn't answer, mom figured it out.
Mom: Is that you Emmitt?
Mom: Are you watching cartoons?
Mom: Did you have breakfast today?
Mom: What did you have for breakfast?
Emmitt: Uh-huh (which is better than the real response of juice, honey nut cheerios and rice krispie treats)
That's about the time she sent me the message on Gtalk. ;)
Overall, I guess if he was going to steal the phone and make a call, he did good. Better than having the pizza man or the police show up at the front door, right?
Labels: All About the Kids