I don't know about you, but around here Saturdays can get pretty hectic. There's often a lot of running around and juggling schedules and sometimes some less than healthy eating. OK. Probably a lot of the times.
This past week was better than many, since we are down to only one lesson now for Little Boo. But we did have to fit in a quick lunch on the run between music lessons and a registered preview event at the Ontario Science Centre. There's a McDonald's right there, so I suggested that for lunch and got an immediate vote of approval. No surprise there.
Then the following conversation ensued.
Me: What kind of a Happy Meal do you want, honey? Grilled cheese, cheeseburger or chicken nuggets?
Him: Grilled Cheese. And don't forget my French fries.
Me: No problem, you always get those, they come with the meal.
Him: Are French fries good for you?
(Yup. The 5 year old asked that question. I wasn't about to lie to him.)
Me: Well, no, not particularly, but they're ok for a sometimes treat. They have apple slices too though if you'd rather.
Him: Apples are good for you, right?
Me: Yes they are.
Him: Ok then. Grilled cheese and apple slices please.
And there you have it. My Little Boo passed up French fries for apple slices because apples are the healthier choice. Wowza. I am impressed.