Thursday Shana Tova Blogging 092911

The JCC, where SteelyKid goes to preschool, is closed for Rosh Hashanah, so she's off at Grandma and Grandpa's for the weekend. They start doing a little more religious instruction at the preschool level, so we got to hear about Jewish theology, SteelyKid style:

It's the birthday of the world, so I'm going to Grandma and Grandpa's tomorrow. The world's going to be closed, because it's the birthday of the world!

With big wide eyes for the last sentence, to drive home the importance of the world's birthday. And later, when I said the words "Rosh Hashanah,"

Yeah! Rosh Hashanah! God created the world, and then I created the world!

At which point, she held up a picture she had painted representing the whole world...

But you don't come just for the cute toddler dialogue-- you want pictures. And this week, we were lucky enough to get a few, showing that SteelyKid is almost the same size as Mommy:


OK, she's cheating a little, but it wasn't that long ago when I could comfortably fit her entire torso down the length of my forearm, and now she covers most of Kate...

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Shana Tova!