So, I thought we wouldn't be in the Why Phase until he was like, 4ish, but dudes, we are smack dead in the thick of the Why Phase.
And the problem is, he's still only 3, not even 3 1/2 yet. So many of his questions have answers that he doesn't understand yet, which then prompt more Why questions. I spend my entire day wracking my brain trying to come up with how to properly answer his question. To give enough info to satisfy him, without having to answer another question. Or freak him out.
Some of the questions I've been asked, just today:
Mom, where does my poo poo come out of?.........WHY does it come out of my bum?
Mom, where do our bodies come from?
Mom, why am I not a garbage truck?
Mom, what's inside the water?.......No, what's IN the water?
Mom, what's inside this bean?
Mom, where does this water come from?
And these are just the more memorable ones, nevermind all the little ones as we're going about the day. It sounds adorable and endearing, and it is, but ohmigosh it's exhausting! I need to start studying random facts or something. This kid is testing me, and I feel like I'm failing!
He put my shower cap on one day and wanted to wear it to Costco...