If you’ll remember correctly, my Mom gave NikkiZ some Spiderman sippy-cups when we visited her last. NikkiZ had never before heard of Spiderman, but she says it now. It’s something like “Shi-Mun” or something like that. It’s one of those words that sounds nothing like the original.
She often points out Spiderman items at the store. I was actually hoping she’d be spiderman for Halloween, but she doesn’t like him that much. And the costume didn’t look like her cup. It was more realistic and less animated. She likes the cartoon Spiderman much better.
We received a Target mail-out yesterday that talked about party planning and how they have everything you would need for any type of party. One page was all pictures of Spiderman things. Cups, plates, napkins…everything you would need for a Spiderman-themed party. NikkiZ was playing at her recently-passed-down-from-her-aunt kitchen and I called her over to my kitchen to see the ad. I held it down and said, “NikkiZ, Look!”
She covered her mouth and said, “OH MY GOSH!” Then she turned to her brother on the computer and said, “Brudda! Yook! Shi Mun!”
And it is now, officially, the cutest thing she’s ever done.
Update from 2020: She still loves Spiderman.