Mommy says she has a green thumb.
Her thumbs are not green.
She said it has something to do wiff her pwanting.
But everything she pwants… well, it doesn’t bloom. Well, it does, but it takes a wong time.
Mommy says it takes patience. I has patience.
Whatever dat is. I’m sure I has it.
I pwanted dis mushroom. It has a ting in da bottom, and I stucks it in da dirt.
It weally isn’t dat hard, and I doesn’t understand why Mommy says it’s so hard and takes so long. Dis took no time.
Now I can pway wiff toys.
Lucky ducky… before you cross da street. You has to stop.
You has to look left and den right.
You has to hold my hand, and we goes together. Never Alone.
And we never goes without Mommy.
Now dat you know how… let’s go get Mommy so she can walk us to da ice cream man!
It’s true, Gwumps. I heards it from Mommy.
And if Mommy saids it, den I knows it’s true.
Your face will stays like dat if you doesn’t turn dat frown upside down!
“Wen,” Alma begun, “I not wants you to go home. If we hides, den I bet your mommy would let you stay and my mommy doesn’t care!”
“Alma, I think you’re onto something,” said Wren.
“Otay, Wen, you looks dat way and I’ll looks dis way, and den we knows if they is coming!”
Mommy says “don’t play in your good clothes, Alma. Play in your play clothes” but when you is Alma… All your clothes is play clothes because you plays all da time! 😂
Mommy says “don’t get your new outfit dirty, Alma Louise! You have to wear that out.” But it’s q-u-a-r-a-n-t-i-n-e, and we nots go anywhere anyway. Dat means dis outfit is fine to pway in.
I chooses my outfits carefuwwy! I makes sure it reawwy shows da dirt.
Mommy says “Alma! Dis stain will never come out!”
But dats just silly! A little dirt never hurted no body!