Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving in October. Last weekend, in fact.
So our family was getting ready to have a big feast. While my son likes ripping up the bread to help stuff the turkey and loves making our easy pumpkin pie, he was having a change of heart about actually eating the turkey dinner.
While not really knowing what a vegetarian is, or the politics behind it (he hasn't seen these PETA ads), he's just come out against eating animals.
I picked him up from school last week clutching his paper turkey with feathers showing all the things he's thankful for. He loves his brother and sister and mother and fish and friends. And, while not on the list, he's developed a huge love of Mother Nature.
When we went camping this summer, he asked if he could "play hide and seek with nature" because "I just love nature so much, Daddy."
So when I picked him up I was only half surprised when he blurted from the back seat,"I don't want to eat anything from nature, Daddy. AndRead More »from Why My Kid Already Wants to Be a Vegetarian