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An Elementary Perspective: Chat-chat, Talk-talk

Busy Betty likes to talk instead of eat.

My daughter Julia came to live with me two years ago for school. It isn't easy for me to raise someone who is practically my nine-year-old clone, but that is exactly what I find I am doing with Julia. Through our judo and soccer practices, reading, writing and arithmetic, Girl Scouts, and Japanese language classes, we occasionally have a conversation that connects us both in a sometimes deep and usually humorous way. Hopefully, you will be as entertained as we are.

 

Chat-chat, Talk-talk

As Julia’s social life has jumped off the scale, she prefers talking instead of eating; which has father annoyed as he tries to get her to eat breakfast before school…

Julia:  Daddy, blah blah blah blah blah…

Daddy:  Come on!  Eat!  Eat!

Julia:  I want to chat-chat, talk-talk!

Daddy:  Sigh.

 

Julia and Daddy wish you a very merry Christmas!

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