Because he’s curious.
Because he wants to understand how things work.
Because he is so aware of the people and events around him, and he is learning how they relate to each other.
Because he likes to be able to fix things when they break.
Because toys, and tools, and other things, are just better when they’re not broken.
Because they can do what they were supposed to do, and act as they were designed.
Because he needs to understand the mechanics of everyday life and where he fits in the scheme of things.
Because he’s three years old.
Today was the day I’ve been waiting for. Today, my little Widget asked Why. Not just once, but many, many times in quick succession and in response to my answers.
It’s almost here again! National Blog Posting Month! I’m going to be participating, writing and posting each day in November, along with thousands and thousands of my closest friends. Last year, I didn’t hear about it until too late … so here’s my tip of the hat to the organizers and heads-up to you … expect daily posts here and all over the blogosphere in November!