Clear Blue Water by Karen Montague-Reyes for August 23, 2019
Child: Hi! My name's John. Watsurname? Eve: His name is Seth. Say hi, honey. John: Hi Sef. Wan pway? Eve: Hi! Say hi, honey! Ahem...I guess he's just really enjoying that truck... Mom: Look at those curls! How old is he? Eve: Almost 2. How old's your son? Mom: 19 months. But my Johnny spoke in full sentences by 11 months. ...Does Seth talk much? Eve: No. Not yet. But he will. Kids develop at different speeds, you know. Mom: Of course! (Mine's smarter than yours is!) We must get together for a play date! Eve: (Smug wretch! You can have your ugly little know-it-all troll!) Let's!