|Yes, those are mitten clips holding up her "dress".|
We're also working on explaining how "funny" works, and that being funny on purpose is actually really hard. (There was some real heartbreak when we talked about this.)
Like, for example, instead of making a fart noise, she says, "Fart!" and then laughs hysterically. (To be fair, I usually laugh, too.)
[Since our household is fancy and multilingual, sometimes she says "Fart!" in another language. We are truly a cultured bunch.]
Recently, we had a golden moment. A breakthrough. A conversation that proved that all my hard work and excellent parenting was coming to fruition.
Me: Guess what.Genevieve: What?Me: Chicken butt.Genevieve: Fart.
My work here is done.