My daughter has learnt to cross her fingers.
This is yet another skill which leaves me in a puzzle about how it was acquired. I certainly don't go round crossing my fingers on a regular basis, if at all to be honest.
I can only think my daughter has worked out that her fingers can bend themselves in this way and she has since become quite taken with the nifty little manoeuvre. Well, she keeps on doing it.
So this is what I'm thinking. I'm thinking that I could loan her out to the National Lottery – for a fee of course – and they can use her on their promotional material.
I am assuming that the National Lottery still use the fingers-crossed emblem as I pay next to no attention to anything Lottery-esque. I know that makes it seem a little odd I'm even dreaming up a scenario where my daughter is involved with the organisation, but you know, when you see an opening...
I can picture it now. My daughter stood there, her little hand raised aloft, fingers proudly crossed. She may also have an alphabet building block in the other hand, dribble down her top and food in her hair but I think it will only add to the effect.
So what do you think Lottery bosses? Need a 15-month-old who can cross her fingers to help with your promotional material, cos I've got one.
You could even get her to 'push the button' to get the ball machine rolling. Just tell her not to press the button, and I can guarantee she'll press it.