Little Sprout planted her first onions today. Oh, I am so proud of her! She was playing in the yard while my Dad hauled compost to the raised beds and I planted onions. Pretty soon she was doing the "Little Kid Squat" next to me watching what I was doing with that intent look only littles can get. I dropped one of the sets, and she picked it up quick as lightning and poked it into the dirt.
I just about fell over.
I handed her another and another, each getting poked into the dirt and carefully covered by her chubby little toddler fingers. After each onion was planted, she would clap her hands and cheer just the same as I had done after the first one.
It was fabulous. I wish I had pictures, but of course the camera was here at my apt.
She managed to plant about half a dozen sets before she decided that they looked tasty. Then she started digging them back up to munch on them. What a girl! Just like her mommy, loving onions so much.
Now she is sound asleep, after a morning of errand running with Grandpa and all that hard yard work she did.
What a perfect Mommy-Moment!