Wednesday, April 8, 2009

The Great Motivator

Riley and I grocery shopped last night. Instead of strapping her into her stroller, I let her walk the three blocks to the store. I braced myself for the worst: dawdling, darting off, and general mischievousness.

She surprised me, though. She was a perfect angel, especially on the walk home.

When I praised her, she replied enthusiastically, "We hurry home to eat ice cream!"

Observant child knows my groceries well. (And guess what I rewarded her with...)