Learning new things without trying at all, in the unlikeliest places-
We went to Ikea the other day to pick up some shelves, and stopped to
eat cinnamon rolls. There was a giant picture of Stockholm on the wall
by our table.
Josh- Hey Mom, what's Stockholm?
Me- A city. The capital of Sweden.
Which led to a discussion about where Sweden is, what the Swedish flag
looks like (since its flying outside Ikea), and how Ikea is a company
based out of Sweden (although we later learned they are based out of
Today we went to the mall so Josh (8y) could
check out the Lego store. There was a huge piece of artwork hanging from
the ceiling, very western themed. Cowboy hat, snake, that sort of
Josh- Hey Mom, why are there Chinese looking symbols on that hat?
Which led to a discussion about cattle branding, ranching, and symbols.