06 December 2007

Ter-yum-me

Zoë has been a reluctant reader. She can do it, but she doesn't really try to do it voluntarily.

The other day Zoë, my Mom and I were in a GapBody store. Near the check-out desk (or cash-wrap as it is referred to by Gap insiders) there is a table of their new line of lotions and potions. As we were waiting to pay Zoë was smelling each and every bottle.

After a few minutes she turned to me and said, "Mommy, what does ter-yum-me mean?"

"Ter-yum-me," I asked, "Where do you see that?"

"Here," she said pointing to one of the bottles.

I picked it up and it had a sticker on it that said "Try me!"

Ter-yum-me = Try me.

I loved both her interpretation of the words and the fact that she is finally inspired to try reading on her own.

1 comment:

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