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Baby in my Tummy

My first kid of the day is a little girl who sometimes misbehaves...like runs away from me or refuses to participate in the required activities, but I love her all the same. One day when she ran away recently, I picked her up and told her not to kick because Ms. Amber has a baby in her tummy.

Today, she asked me (in her highly unintelligible words) if I still had a baby in my tummy. I told her yes and that the baby would be in my tummy for a long time. She asked if she could see it. (She thought if I showed her my stomach there was a like a glass window to see the baby inside.) I told her that I had a picture of the baby in my tummy and showed it to her. It was the best idea I have ever had! She worked so hard saying 20 words so she could look at the picture of my ultrasound for about 30 seconds. She could even identify the baby in the picture!

Later she put her baby doll under her shirt and informed me that she had a baby in her tummy too. She proceeded to tell me that she is having a girl and I am having a boy. I love my job, I always get a laugh!

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