A So Really, Really “Hungrin'” Tummy

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August 6, 2012 by mamacravings

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“Oh, Mama!,” Eli practically fell into my lap. He wriggled and flailed about. His hand fell across his forehead.

I raised an eyebrow.

“Mama, I’s so *hungrin’! I just so really, really hungrin’! Listen. Listen to your ears!” He clicked his tongue again his teeth.

“‘Dat’s my tummy. It’s ‘da hungrin’ scary monster! Rawr!!!!”

I couldn’t help but giggle. He sighed in exasperation. How silly of his mama to laugh at such a serious matter.

I asked what his hungry tummy wanted to eat.

“Well, my Mama, I wantsth orange juice. It’s orange, stickies and *gi-gish-ous! Hungrin tummy, you wansth orange juice? Yesth? Oh, okay. Say puhwease! Mama, we say puhwease to ‘da orange juice.”

After such a performance, how could I deny a “so really. really hungrin'” tummy his orange juice.

*hungrin’: hungry *gi-gish-ous: delicious

 

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14 thoughts on “A So Really, Really “Hungrin'” Tummy

  1. AJ's Mom says:

    Mama, you’re Eli simply makes me smile. Thank you for sharing this lovely post.

  2. I am so impressed that he knows what he wants, what a cutie!

  3. Meghan says:

    Haha adorable. Love the spelling of his words… I can picture him saying it!

  4. Christine says:

    Eli, you are making me hungrin. I’m getting a snack…

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