For some reason Vivi just doesn’t like many of her kids toys, or anyone’s kids toys for that matter. She prefers “toys” that she knows she’s not allowed to touch. Like the Xbox 360 or the TV remote. Oh boy, how she loves to turn the Xbox off in the middle of a game. She also loves to dig into Addie’s school bag after Addie comes home from school. (As a side note, I’m hoping there comes a day when Addie decides to put her school bag away after school rather than in the middle of the living room.) Vivi will also sneak over to the lawnmower in the garage in hopes of being able to get it started all on her own.
We used to be able to leave Addie in a little pen filled with her toys for about an hour before she got bored. We could put Vivi in that same pen with those same toys and she’d last a total of 2.5 seconds before she realized she was locked away from all the toys she really wanted to play with, which would result in her screaming at the top of her very powerful lungs.
As we’ve gotten closer to Christmas, I started wondering what in the heck I could get my very picky toddler for Christmas. She didn’t have any interest in anything I got her last Christmas, which means that pretty much all the toys in the toys sections of stores are not options. I decided to think about what Vivi would put in a letter to Santa if she knew who Santa was and if she knew how to write.
Anyway, this is the list Vivi would send to Santa of the things she really wants for Christmas:
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