Each morning Noah asks me if he can have some kind of junk food. I tell him he has to have something “good” instead, then list options. One morning his eyes kit up as he said,

How about ice cream? Ice cream’s really good!

Another time, we were in the car deciding where to go for dinner. Noah was thinking about it, too. Suddenly, he proclaimed,


I actually got pretty excited. For the first time we had another family member helping make the decision about the thing we’re the most indecisive about! I asked, “where?” and he said,

Let’s geeeeet… ICE CREAM!!!!

(I think we did end up just going home and Noah had ice cream).