8 years, 9 months.
This past weekend, you sold some of your toys in the garage, so that you could buy some things that are more relevant for you as a 3rd grader.
You are so proud of the “prehistoric sea monkeys” you bought. They came with instructions, which you explained to Mommy and me:
Three days under a lamp causes the shrimp to hatch!
Turns out, today was the third day. Sure enough, we were able to see nearly microscopic little white dots start moving around.
You have recently started talking to us about getting a pet lizard for your birthday. Admittedly, this “prehistoric sea monkey” experiment might serve as training grounds for the lizard.
We’ll see how this thing goes…