February 1, 1997,
My baby brother Prince is due any دن now and the anticipation is driving dad crazy! He’s still shopping for some مزید supplies because he’s been so busy performing shows; he has not had time to. I don’t think he means to forget about me but, lately he does. Sometimes it’s good for me though, because I’m becoming مزید independent! Plus Grace gives me a lot of attention when dad is busy working یا preparing for the baby to come.
It was a half an گھنٹہ before my bedtime and dad was just getting back to our hotel room after his concert. He came into my bedroom and sat on the edge of my bed. He کہا “I brought آپ a cup instead of a bottle because آپ don’t need baby bottles anymore! I asked “why?” He کہا “because اگلے ماہ you’ll be three and you’ll have a baby brother to give your bottles to! I کہا “I already let آپ throw away my pacifiers; I don’t want to give up my bottles too! He sounded sympathetic and کہا “listen; I know آپ don’t want to but, drinking from a regular cup is not as bad as آپ think it is!” I asked “can I just use my bottle for one مزید night daddy?” He sighed and کہا “no, let’s just get this over with!”
When I realized I wasn’t going to get my way, I reluctantly took a drink from the cup. Grace walked in the room and کہا “I’m glad to see that daddy threw away those baby bottles, it’s about time!” I کہا something that pulled on dad’s heartstrings. I کہا “you took away my pacifiers and my bottles; I hope there’s nothing else آپ can take away from me!” He asked “aren’t آپ glad آپ don’t have to be three years old and still look like a baby because آپ still used all that stuff?” I کہا “yeah; I guess you’re right!” He kissed my forehead and کہا “I can’t believe how big آپ are getting!”
February 13, 1997,
When I woke up from my nap this afternoon, I was in a hospital room. I looked around and Debbie was laying in a hospital بستر with dad sitting اگلے to her with something in his arms. I climbed off the chair that I was sitting in and once he saw me he smiled. I got onto his lap and he کہا “this is your new baby brother Prince!” He moved the blanket away from the babies face and that was the first time I saw Prince! I leaned over and gave him a kiss on the cheek. He didn’t look anything like what I expected him to; he was a lot cuter! Dad looked at the both of us and کہا “now I have two beautiful angels!”
Debbie looked exhausted as she fought to keep her eyes open, dad کہا “well; I think I’m going to take Alanna and Prince to the house so آپ can get some much-needed rest!” She waved goodbye as we walked out of the room. Even though dad tried his best to keep Prince’s birth hidden; somehow it got out and the paparazzi had surrounded the hospital! The bodyguards had to carry me to the SUV because if I walked I would have gotten trampled. The flashes from their cameras were so bright that dad could not see where he was going. They even tried to ask me سوالات but, I had been taught from a very young age never to respond to them.
Once we had safely made it home, I unbuckled my car نشست and hopped out. I walked inside and dad shut the door behind us as he carried Prince in his car seat. I went into the living room and sat on the couch. Dad asked “do آپ want to hold Prince?” I shook my head yes and he passed him to me. Dad کہا “let me help آپ hold his head up because if I don’t he will get hurt.” He helped me support his head and I کہا “he is so cute daddy!” Dad smiled and کہا “you’re so cute too!” I کہا “okay; daddy I want to go in my playroom now and watch a movie! Will آپ help me put a tape in the VCR?” He کہا “I can’t sweetie; I have to feed Prince his bottle but, I’m sure if آپ ask Grace she will help you!” He took Prince from me and Grace and I went into the playroom.
Grace sat down on the floor and asked “you know that آپ have a whole bunch of new Disney فلمیں that آپ got for Christmas right?” I کہا “oh yeah; I forgot about those. What ones are new movies?” She grabbed a stack of five فلمیں off the سب, سب سے اوپر of the big TV that was in the room and put them down in front of me. She کہا “you have Toy story, the lion King two, the sword in the stone, the jungle book, and 101 Dalmatians.” I asked “have I seen any of these before?” She کہا “no, I picked them out for آپ because آپ haven’t seen them yet!” I picked up the toy story case and asked “will آپ watch this with me; since daddy’s busy with Prince?” She کہا “yeah, it looks like daddy has things covered with Prince!”
I guess I am going to have to get used to not having my dad’s full attention when he is home! Ever since I’ve been born he has done his best to teach me everything in life that I learned this far. He’s realized that he can’t be there for every sneeze, crazy dance move, and to run around the hotel room and playing hide and seek آپ with me. I don’t know how this week is going to go because dad is taking some time off to spend with the baby before he has to do some مزید concerts. He is happy though because he is bringing in so much cash so he won’t have to tour for a very long time.
February 25, 1997,
Grace left for a few days yesterday, so she could check on her sister. It’s been just dad, Prince, and I since she has been gone. Dad is starting to feel overwhelmed, but he’s trying his best to keep his cool. I don’t think I’m making it any easier on him though!
I had just gotten up from my nap and went into the living room in our hotel room. That’s when things started to get on dad’s nerves! He had just put Prince down for a nap in his bassinet, بیسینیٹ and went to go get me a snack. The سیکنڈ he thought he was clear to leave the room; Prince started crying! He rushed to put some cheese doodles in a bowl and quickly passed it to me. He picked up Prince and tried to comfort him. Luckily he fell right back asleep but, I wasn’t going to let him relax سے طرف کی any means.
I کہا “daddy, I want to play light sabers with you!” He کہا “okay; go get them and we will!” I ran to my bedroom and grabbed them. As we were play fighting with the light sabers I decided it would be funny if I poked in the eye… So I did! He jumped back and asked “why would آپ do that? That hurt really bad! I chuckled as he washed his eyes with a washcloth and he کہا sternly “it’s not funny Alanna, آپ could have really hurt my eye!” I didn’t respond and he started to get irritated. He کہا “you need to at least say sorry to me!” I کہا “okay, okay, I’m sorry daddy!” He hugged me and کہا “it’s all right; just don’t do it again!”
March 18, 1997,
Dad was just arriving back to our hotel room after his کنسرٹ and he was clearly exhausted. When he walked in the door Grace کہا “it has been a long دن Michael!” He asked “let me guess, Alanna isn’t behaving for you?” She کہا “Yep” and picked up Prince. He کہا “I’ll go talk to her in her room!”
He walked down to my room and sat اگلے to me on the edge of my bed. I کہا “hi daddy!” He asked “hi; how was your day?” He کہا “Grace told me آپ weren’t listening to her at all!” I کہا “you کہا آپ are the boss, not her… So I don’t have to listen to her!” He کہا “hey, you’ve got it all wrong! I am the boss but, when I’m not here she is in charge!” I کہا “she can’t make me listen to her!” He کہا “if I hear that آپ are not listening to her and behaving, you’re going to be in trouble سے طرف کی me! He asked “why are آپ not being good when I’m working!” I کہا “I just wish آپ were here more, I miss the times when you’re at ہوم with us all day!” آپ could hear the sadness in his voice when he کہا “I wish I could be here all the time but, I have to work!” I rested my head on his shoulder and asked “how much longer till we can go back ہوم and stay there?” He کہا “about a ماہ and a half but, I promise آپ after that I’m not touring for while!” I کہا “okay, I just want to go back home!” He کہا “I know; me too sweetheart!” He kissed me and کہا “I want آپ to go apologize to Grace for not behaving today!” I walked up to her and gave her a hug. She asked “what was that for?” I کہا “I’m sorry for not being good and not listening to آپ today!” She کہا shocked “well, thank آپ for saying you’re sorry!”
March 20, 1997,
The phone rang and dad picked it up. He was getting ready to perform a کنسرٹ in New Zealand and was wondering who could be calling him at this time. He کہا “hello!” Grace کہا “your daughter won’t go to sleep, I don’t know what else to do!” He کہا “you’ve got to be kidding me; it’s almost 10 o’clock at night! Have one of the bodyguards bring her down here and آپ stay with Prince.” She کہا “okay; I’ll get her ready!” She had no idea what dad was up to but, she was so exhausted she was willing to try anything!
Grace کہا “get your jacket; آپ are going to see daddy!” Dad’s bodyguard Joe picked me up and کہا “we will be back after the concert.” He took me out to the SUV and drove me to the کنسرٹ arena. When we walked inside he took me back stage and کہا “wait here; I’m going to get your dad!” There was a mattress set up on the floor and a small TV with a remote. There was also a stack of VCR tapes near the TV. I was definitely wondering what was going on and wanted to know what was taking dad so long!
Dad opened the door to the room and he looked upset. He asked “why are آپ not listening to Grace?” I didn’t have an answer for him and he made me feel guilty. He کہا “you’re going to sleep here and I’m going to take آپ back to the hotel after the دکھائیں is done! آپ can watch the movie until آپ fall asleep but, I expect آپ to be asleep when I come back here for the intermission!” He put a سٹار, ستارہ Wars movie in the VCR and کہا “go to sleep… I mean it!” When he shut the door I could hear the screams of the شائقین and was still amazed سے طرف کی what he does! I want to do exactly what he does for a living when I grow up!
March 29, 1997,
Dad had Grace, Prince, and I go back ہوم to Neverland while he finishes his last week of concerts. Grace told me he would be back ہوم one week from today, so I’m just waiting for him to get here. It’s not the same not having him here. I’m not used to him not being around. There have been times when I call out dad’s name and then realize he’s not here!
I was up in my room playing and watching TV when I heard the front door shut. I didn’t pay much attention to it and continued to put my action figures into fighting poses. Grace yelled my name and کہا “come down here, I have a surprise for you!” I walked downstairs and کہا “yeah?” She stepped out of the way and dad was standing behind her. I ran to him and کہا “my daddy!” He smiled as he bent down to pick me up and I asked “are we going to stay here for a long time now?” He kissed the سب, سب سے اوپر of my head and کہا “yes, for a long time!”
After dad had gotten settled in at home, he went upstairs to check on me. He stood سے طرف کی my doorway staring at me trying to moonwalk. I didn’t notice he was watching me and he کہا “you’ll learn how to do that; it’s really hard trust me!” I کہا “daddy; I want to be a singer and dancer when I grow up!” He thought about it for 5 min. and کہا “you can do anything آپ want to do when آپ grow up but, promise me you’ll stay my little tomboy for as long as آپ can!” I kissed him and کہا “I love آپ daddy, besides; I like being a kid right now!” He کہا “good” and smiled.
April 4, 1997,
I was playing outside and dad was watching me on the patio while he drank his iced tea. He got up from his chair and looked at something in the garage. He pulled a tarp off my bicycle and asked “do آپ want me to take the training wheels off your bike for آپ Alanna?” I کہا “I don’t know how to ride my bike without them on though!” He کہا “I’ll teach آپ how after I take them off!” I was hesitant to say “okay” but I really wanted to have them taken off my bike. I was scared مزید than آپ could imagine but, I tried not to let that دکھائیں because normally I’m very brave and fearless!
I watched him take the training wheels off and hoped that something would go wrong so I wouldn’t have to ride my bike. After he had taken them off he کہا “alright; get on your bike!” I reluctantly got on to it and he pushed it to the middle of our long driveway. He کہا “the gates closed and I’m not going to let آپ get hurt so, you’re safe!” As soon as I started pedaling I کہا “daddy I’m scared; don’t let go!” He کہا “don’t worry I won’t let anything happen to you!” He saw my hands shaking as they held on the handlebars!
I started to get the hang of steering the bike and dad had to run to keep a hold of me. I started to laugh because when I looked back at him his pants had fallen down because he wasn’t wearing a belt! He let go of me and I was able to keep control of the bike سے طرف کی myself. He blushed as he quickly hurried to pull up his pants because the Neverland staff was staring at his polka dotted boxers! I rode past him and کہا “nice underwear daddy!” He shrugged his shoulders and laughed.
April 8, 1997,
I was just arriving at Neverland after spending the weekend at my grandma and grandpa’s house. I walked in the doorway and grandma followed behind me. She looked at dad and کہا “she had fun!” They both laughed and grandma shut the door as she left.
At رات کے کھانے, شام کا کھانا dad sat down اگلے to me and کہا “did آپ have fun when آپ were with grandma this weekend?” I کہا “yeah but; I missed آپ a lot daddy!” He kissed my cheek and کہا “I missed آپ too AJ!” He took a bite of his food and I asked “daddy what does damn it mean?” I thought he was going to start choking when he heard me say that because his eyes widened like I had never seen before! He struggled to say while forcing down his food “where did آپ hear that word?” I کہا “grandpa was really mad and he was screaming it at grandma.” The look on his face was something I’ll never forget. He turned bright red and whispered “I can’t believe he was yelling at her in front of you!”
He got up from the میز, جدول and grabbed the phone off the counter. He کہا “Alanna, go to your room; okay!” He dialed grandma’s phone number and they talked:
Dad: hi mother; I need to talk to you!
Grandma: what’s wrong Michael?
Dad: why in the world was Joseph swearing and yelling in front of Alanna?
Grandma: I didn’t even know she was listening!
Dad: I’ll make it very clear to آپ that I don’t want him screaming profanity at آپ while my daughter is around, because of what he کہا she just asked me what damn it means! It’s nothing against آپ mother but I don’t want AJ around that stuff!
He hung up the phone and went upstairs. He walked in to my room and sat اگلے to me on the floor. I looked at him and he کہا “let’s talk about that word آپ heard.” I asked “what does it mean?” He کہا “well; that is a bad word… Only some grown-ups can use those words. Kids aren’t supposed to say those words!” I کہا “okay; I won’t say that word anymore!” He کہا “it’s okay that آپ کہا that word this time because آپ didn’t know it was a bad word!”
May 21, 1997,
Dad was outside with me playing in the pool when he asked “do آپ want me to teach آپ how to swim without your life jacket?” I کہا “no, I’ll drown!” He کہا “you know I won’t let that happen AJ!” He took my life جیکٹ off and کہا “don’t be scared!” He picked me up and placed me in the pool. I کہا “I’m going to drown!!!” He laughed and کہا “I am not going to let آپ drown!!!” I walked up the steps and کہا “please don’t make me daddy!” He کہا “alright, but I hired a swim instructor to come tomorrow and teach you, so you’re not off the hook!!!”
July 17, 1997,
Dad was just walking in the door after finishing some last منٹ work to get all the money he earned on the history tour. He looked around the room and asked “what’s going on here?” Grace کہا “Alanna is driving me nuts!” He asked “what do آپ mean? What is she doing?” She کہا “well; to start off with she was so loud I couldn’t get Prince to sleep!” He said: “I’ll go talk to her!” She rolled her eyes as he walked up the stairs.
He walked into my room and کہا “hi AJ.” I hugged him and کہا “I missed you!” He کہا “I’ve told آپ so many times that آپ need to be good when I’m not here and آپ won’t listen!” I tried to say something and he cut me off. He کہا “since I’m now working for a while Grace is going to go on vacation and I’m going to stay here with آپ and your brother. I’m not going to let آپ get away with this stuff, آپ will be in trouble… No not just standing in the corner!” I asked confused “what do آپ mean? He کہا “I’m going to start taking your toys away and go to you’ll have to earn them back!” He sat down اگلے to me on the floor and کہا “no matter what I’ll always love آپ though… You’re my first baby and I don’t want آپ to grow up too fast!”
He stood up and grabbed one of my action figures out of my toy box. I asked “where are آپ going with that?” He کہا “I told you, when آپ don’t listen a toy gets taken away!” I looked at him shocked and couldn’t believe that he was actually following through with it!
July 20, 1997,
Dad walked through the front door and looked around for Grace, Prince and I. He went upstairs and could hear Grace say “we’re in here Michael!!!” He opened the door to the bathroom and Grace کہا “I know آپ need to go AJ!!!” He asked “let me guess; potty training isn’t getting any better?” She کہا “listen; I need to go feed Prince….will آپ stay here with her?” He sat down on the floor and کہا “of course!!!” She took Prince downstairs shutting the bathroom door behind her.
Dad asked “what’s up?” I کہا “I’m not going to go potty!!!” He کہا “we aren’t going anywhere until آپ go….I’m getting tired of changing those diapers.” I کہا “I’m still not going to go!!!” He کہا “that’s too bad because I bought آپ something at the toy store.” I got excited and asked “is it the Spiderman web shooter daddy?” He took it out of the bag he was holding and کہا “as a matter of fact it is!” I tried to grab it from him and he کہا “if آپ use the potty آپ can have this!!!” I کہا “but if I do I won’t be your baby anymore daddy.” He کہا “I don’t know where آپ came up with that!!! It doesn’t matter if you’re 3 years old یا 300 years old you’ll always be my baby!!!” I کہا “pinky promise?” He stuck out his pinky finger and کہا “pinky promise!” I looked at the toy and then looked at dad. He کہا “all آپ have to do is…….” He heard the noise of something tricking and he gasped. I smiled and he کہا “GOOD JOB!!!”
A few منٹ later we walked downstairs and Grace was still feeding Prince. I was carrying the web shooter and she asked “where did that come from?” Dad کہا “let’s just say I don’t think she’ll be giving آپ a hard time when it comes to the bathroom!” She کہا “wait….she went? No way!!! But how in the world?” He laughed and کہا “don’t سوال the king; just accept it!!!
July 28, 1997,
Yesterday dad took me shopping because he was able to have the manager closed the store for the day. When we were in the store I saw a toy that I really wanted but; dad told me that I couldn’t have it because he had just bought me a toy last week. I threw myself on the ground and had the worst temper tantrum that dad had ever seen. He had never seen me this mad in my life. He was really embarrassed سے طرف کی the way I was acting and we ended up having to leave because I kept trying to hit him.
Today dad had a behavioral specialist/therapist come over to the ranch to see if there was مزید to the way I am acting. He knows that it can’t be me just being the typical three-year-old and wants to get to the bottom of whatever is going on. She told him that after evaluating me that she had diagnosed me with oppositional defiance disorder. That means that I don’t think about something before I do it and that most of the time I get so caught up in my attitude that I don’t remember what I had done wrong. She also told him that there is not much she can do to help the situation and that dad is going to have to be patient but also very strict; especially as I get older because it’ll probably only get worse! All I remember dad saying is that he is committed to helping me deal with this and keeping me out of trouble.
August 12, 1997,
One of the bodyguards let Debbie into the house and she heard me trying to argue my way out of doing something. She walked into the living room and sat down on the couch. Dad کہا “you know it’s not okay to call people names!” He knelt down in front of me and کہا “all I’m asking آپ to do is put your crayons back in their box so nobody steps on them.” I کہا “I don’t care about the crayons آپ stupid head!” He picked me up and کہا “I told آپ not to say that word anymore!” He put me in the corner of the living room and کہا “you stay here until I come get آپ because آپ weren’t being nice!”
He sat down on the سوفی, لٹانا اگلے to Debbie and کہا “that’s her third timeout today and it’s not even noon.” She کہا “well; I have some good news to tell you!” He asked “what?” She کہا “I’m pregnant again!” He کہا “oh my gosh… I’m going to have three kids!” I walked up to dad and he asked “what are آپ doing out of the corner?” I کہا “I have to go potty.” He کہا “okay; but آپ have to promise me not to say stupid anymore because it’s not nice and it hurts my feelings!” I کہا “I’m sorry; I won’t say that anymore!” He کہا “that’s okay; I don’t want to hear آپ say that word again!”
While I was in the upstairs bathroom dad and Debbie talked. Debbie کہا “I found out yesterday that I was pregnant!” Prince crawled up to dad and he picked him up. Dad looked at her and کہا “it’s so unreal; my first baby is pretty much not a baby anymore and my سیکنڈ baby is already seven months old!” Debbie looked at him as tears filled his eyes and she کہا “look at it positively… You’re going to get to have a newborn that is totally dependent on آپ again!” He کہا as he rubbed his eyes “it’s not that!” She asked “what’s wrong then?” He کہا “it hit me yesterday that Alanna isn’t a baby anymore! She hardly ever asks me for help; it’s been like that all week long! It went from her saying daddy I can’t do it سے طرف کی myself to daddy leave me alone!” He got up and کہا “I know she’s only three but; it hard to let my baby go!”
Debbie hugged him and کہا “she going to grow up to do bigger and better things than the little milestones she’s reaching now! I know it’s hard but آپ have to let it happen!” I came downstairs and walked up to dad. He knelt down and I hugged him. I whispered something in his ear and he کہا “I’ll help you.” Debbie کہا “I’ve got to head out now; I’ll call آپ when I have my first ultrasound in a couple weeks so آپ can come.” He kissed her on the cheek and کہا “alright; I’ll see آپ then.”
September 9, 1997,
Dad was just getting back to the ranch because he had gone shopping to get some Christmas gifts. He walked into the living room and Grace کہا “listen; I can’t watch AJ anymore!” He looked irritated and asked “what; why?” She کہا “because she will not listen to me! She thinks it’s funny when she doesn’t do what I ask her to do!” Dad کہا “I don’t know what else آپ want me to do; آپ know she has oppositional defiance disorder!” Grace کہا “I know she doesn’t really mean to be so disobedient but; I just can’t deal with her and Prince with Debbie having another baby soon on سب, سب سے اوپر of that!” He کہا “I’ll make a deal with you; if I can get your to at least somewhat behave for آپ when I’m not here will آپ watch her again?” She کہا “I don’t see how آپ going to do that but; if آپ can pull it off مزید power to you!” He کہا “I don’t plan on going out on any big trips for it while so I won’t let her get away with being disrespectful to you!”
I came downstairs and dad gave me a look that I will probably never forget. I knew that in some way, shape یا form that I had done something wrong! He picked me up and put me on the couch. He sat down اگلے to me and کہا “I know that آپ haven’t been behaving for Grace and I told آپ that I’m not going to let آپ act like this!” I کہا “but daddy; I didn’t mean to!” He کہا “I don’t want to hear it; just remember I’m here all دن now so I hear and see everything that goes on in this house!”
He went upstairs and came back down carrying the pieces that go on سب, سب سے اوپر of my train table. He opened up the closet door and put them on the سب, سب سے اوپر shelf. I کہا “no daddy; I love my Thomas the trains!” He knelt down in front of me and کہا “you’ll think twice اگلے time before آپ decide not to listen to Grace; won’t you?” I stomped my feet and he calmly کہا “that’s enough!” Grace کہا “welcome to my world Michael; this is what I deal with every day.” I tossed a couple of video tapes across the room and he کہا “I کہا that’s enough!” I looked at him as I reach for another tape to see if he would do anything and he asked “do آپ want to watch TV in your room tonight?” I کہا mad “yes!” He کہا “you better not throw that because آپ won’t be allowed to watch فلمیں tonight!” I put the tape down and he کہا “thank you; it’s time for bed!”
I walked up to dad and hugged him. He picked me up and asked “do آپ want to watch cartoons on Disney Junior یا watch a movie?” I کہا “I want to watch Scooby Doo!” He کہا “okay; go get your pajamas on and wait for me to get your toothbrush ready!” He put me down and for the first time in a long time I did what I was told.
December 25, 1997,
I woke up and walked down the hallway. I climbed onto dad’s بستر and jumped on him. He opened his eyes and کہا “merry Christmas!!!” I کہا “merry Christmas” and jumped on him again. He کہا “okay; I’m going to get up.” He picked me up and کہا “we can’t go downstairs until Prince is awake.” He carried me into Prince’s room and put me down. Prince was standing up in his پالنے, پالنا with his hair sticking out in all directions. Dad picked him up and grabbed me with his other arm.
Dad carried Prince and I down the steps and I could see the Christmas tree. He took us into the living room and put of us down. There were presents stacked all over the room and something with a blanket over the سب, سب سے اوپر of it. Dad asked “what’s under that blanket over there?” I walked up to it and there was a piece of paper taped to the blanket. I pulled it off and brought it over to dad. He کہا “it looks like a letter from Santa Claus!” Now that I’m much older; I know that Santa Claus isn’t real, but dad tried to keep the magic alive for as long as possible while I was growing up.
He opened the letter and read it out loud. He کہا “I hope آپ like your Christmas presents and I know آپ tried really hard to be good this year. You’ve grown so much since the last time I left presents under your درخت and I’ve been watching آپ from the North Pole. I do think that آپ need to try harder at being a better listener. Every time آپ don’t listen to daddy آپ اقدام closer to the naughty list. I’ll be back to see آپ and your brother اگلے year. I can’t wait to see if the new baby is going to be a boy یا a girl!”
Dad کہا “see Santa knows everything; so آپ better be good!” I had a worried look on my face and کہا “I will try harder!” I pulled the blanket off and underneath was the Jeep that I had been asking for all year! I got in and was about to put the key in when dad کہا “yeah; that’s مزید of an outside toy!” I went over to a tall stack of presents and he کہا “after we open all your gifts آپ can play with your Jeep.”
After about eight hours of slowly opening each gift, grandma showed up. I was upstairs changing out of my pajamas because I had been wearing them all day. I came back downstairs wearing a pair of jeans and my new red سٹار, ستارہ Wars long-sleeved sweatshirt کے, سویاٹشارٹ with Anakin Skywalker and R2-D2 printed on the front. I walked into the باورچی خانے, باورچی خانہ where dad was talking to grandma and I sat down at the table. She کہا “you know Joseph really want to come here with me. I don’t understand why آپ don’t want him here!” He کہا “now that Alanna is in the room I think we should stop this discussion!” She کہا “you know I want to be here but; I’m going to go back to the house because I don’t him to have to be alone!”
Dad rolled his eyes as she shut the door and left without even getting to say hi to me. He came over with a few plates of food and sat down اگلے to me. As he was cutting my food for me I کہا “thank آپ for all my presents!” He کہا “you’re welcome sweetheart.” He looked around the room at all of my new toys sprawled out on the floor and کہا “look at all these toys!!!” I کہا “I got so much Spiderman, Thomas the train, and Scooby Doo stuff!!!” He کہا “I think آپ got مزید سٹار, ستارہ Wars stuff than anything else. I can’t believe آپ got six different pairs of سٹار, ستارہ Wars pajamas!!!”