Crabtot is learning about siblings at preschool this week. I think some of the kids are having trouble with their wee brothers and sisters, so issues like jealousy and anger are being addressed in stories and games. An age-old theme, sibling rivalry. I feel sure I've seen a million books with titles like Go Away, Baby Carla! and Get Your Own Mommy, Kayden! Or something like that.
But I'm looking for a slightly different book. It's called I Want a Sister, But Mom Says It's Not Happening. Or maybe it's called Why Does My Mommy Look So Freaked Out When I Ask for a Baby? Or something like that.
Seriously, there's a sibling book that needs to be written. A book for our modern age. Where more and more of us are too selfish, broke, old, environmentally conscious to have more than one tot. Maybe I will write this book! Let's give it a crack, shall we?
It will be a variation on the classic Are You My Mother? It will be called Are You My Sister? But instead of a bird looking forRead More »from One is the New Two: Crabtot's Sibling Curiousities