We always wonder how Ben will react towards his sister, Mei Mei. Since few months ago, he has been watching labor stories and about babies on Discovery Home & Health. It makes him briefly understand baby come out from mummy. Besides, we let him see bird-hatching, chic-hatching from Youtube. So, he occasionally touch mummy’s tummy and says “baby inside Ma Ma’s stomach”. Sometimes he says “baby coming out from egg” etc. When we ask, where is Mei Mei, he says “inside Ma Ma’s stomach”. “What’s her name”, he says “Anniina”.
When he sees 4 animals or 4 Simpon family members, he points and say “Daddy, Ma Ma, Ben Ben and Mei Mei”. He sort of accepts Mei Mei. When we miss out to say Mei Mei, he even adds in “Mei Mei”. Besides, he gets excited and shouts “Baby Baby” whenever he sees a baby in TV or book.
Last Sunday, he met one little baby girl (6m) and he shouted “Mei Mei” smiling. Then, he touched her socked-feet and rocked her cradle 2 times in his Sunday School. Basically, he”s been showing his interest in babies.
Well, recently, he is acting like a baby and demands Mummy more than ever! He calls “Mummy Mummy” although he used to call “Ma Ma”. And, he demands Mummy to do things for him like shower, carry him, putting him to asleep, which he did not bother when Daddy did for him. Now he refuses Daddy for some of the things. We know he is more like acting.
The Other day, he told mummy “I lost Mei Mei’s hair pin”. Yes, he took and played some hair pins saying “it’s not for me, it’s for Mei Mei”. Sometimes he says “It’s for girl” for some girl’s stuffs.
Let’s see …