Eli has a strong will. He knows what he wants. He knows what he doesn’t want. But he’s also incredibly sweet and snuggly. He’s an amazing sleeper. A great napper (even still). He loves to play bowling, with any object available. He loves raw vegetables and prefers them to pizza. When there are vegetables on his plate, he always, always eats them first. He adores his pacifier and I dread the day when I have to take them away. (but that day is quickly approaching.) He loves, loves his brother and his sisters and loves spending time with people. I can’t believe he’ll be three tomorrow. I also can’t believe he’s still blonde. I never would have dreamed I’d have a blonde child. I absolutely love it.
Today, I took time out of his busy schedule and asked him a few questions before his nap. I think you’ll see that this boy has a serious silly side to him. He’s so much fun and makes us laugh constantly. I love that he’s mine. (this is Eli’s first birthday interview! I look forward to doing many more!)
So Eli, what’s tomorrow? Um, my birthday.
How old will you be? 3
How much do you like your pacifier? Two minutes.
What’s your favorite color? blue and blue and blue and blue
Do you like your scooter or your bike? Scooter AND my bike
What’s your favorite food? broccoli and nothing
Do you like pizza? No.
Do you like grilled Cheese? No. Mac and cheese (he loves grilled cheese, by the way)
Do you love peaches? Yes.
Juicy peaches? Yes. I want my pacifier.
Eli, did you know that you’re too old for your paci? No, I’m not too old for my paci, I’m a baby.
Who do you love? Anna and Noah, Daddy, Mommy, Clara and Windy and fruit snacks. And TreyB. (Windy is our cleaning lady, he loves her and the fact that she brings him fruit snacks.) (TreyB is his closest and most beloved cousin.)
Did you go to Chicago? Yes.
What did you do in Chicago? Play with Xavier and mommy took my picture.
Did you have lunch at the Rainforest Cafe? I scared of them.
Of what? Snakes, gorillas and elephants.
Do you want to go back? nope nope nope nope.
What do you like to do? play bowling.
Is bowling your favorite? Yes.
Are you a good sleeper? Yes.
Who do you sleep with? Louis, my doggie.
Are you cute? Nope.
Are you friendly? nope. I’m a big boy.
Are you handsome? nope.
What’s your name? Eli Harrison crunch.That’s funny. Elijah Harrison Fletcher crunch.
Eli, Mommy loves you. Nope.
Happy Birthday. Happy birthday! Thank you!