Daniella: (upon return from school yesterday.)
Mummy are you happy?
Me: yesooooo. I met with your academic supervisory team and they gave excellent report about you. But I am not happy you were laying down on the floor at the gym while others were busy working out when I got to your school. You didn’t know I was coming.
Daniella: 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 so you’re happy with me? Sorry Mummy, tomorrow I will join them.
Me: yes Busky, very happy with you and Aunty is happy too. We will have a special dinner the igbotic way. Tomorrow is thanksgiving and no school till Monday.
Daniella: what? Tell me?
Me: boiled yam and ukpaka sauce.
Daniella : yessssss I love you mummy. Soup maaaaaaaamaaaaa!
Me:😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 this weekend I will give you a treat OK?
Later that evening, I sent her up to get me a bottle of water and she didn’t argue.
Me: Bụbu please go up and get me a bottle of water to drink.
Daniella : yes Mummy. Are you tired? Are you OK?
Me: not very OK, bad headache and fever.
Daniella: (comes down with water) Mummy take. Say thank you.
Me: nnem thank you ma.
Daniela: yes. Good girl. Always say thank you to Daniella OK?
Me: yes ma.
Daniella: OK we are going to church in the evening, let me rest small OK? Be a good girl OK?