He wakes up and gets dressed, then we check the lunch and snack calendar and he tells me whether he wants school lunch and snack that day or wants to bring them from home.
And then I ask him what he wants for breakfast.
It's a simple question, really. Some of us start thinking about what we're going to have for breakfast as soon as the supper dishes are cleared away. We're forward thinkers, in that way. Especially those of us who use things, like egg whites and berries, that need to be thawed before they are consumed. Some of us have the same thing for breakfast every day so we don't have to make that decision. But even those of us who don't
Poor Bubby. Every day, he struggles with this simple question of how to break his fast. Since he doesn't know what he wants, he stalls for time, telling me he's not hungry yet. And I let him. I've figured it out after 8+ years of being his mama. He needs a little time in the morning.
So we set a timer to remind us to ask again.
And when the timer rings, Bubby says, "I want toast with peanut butter for breakfast."
Until he doesn't anymore. And that will be ok, too.
Good morning, friends.