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Me Want | Sunshine Dad
Part of my job as dad is to teach my kids to talk good with proper grammar. By my last sentence, you can already tell I'm not the most qualified at this position but some things are obvious to even me. My 2 year old has been notorious for starting sentences out with "me want." Me want a snack, me want a toy, me want to go to the bathroom, me want, me want. Even I can understand that this isn't proper, so I set out to correct his speech. I explained to him that we don't say "me want," instead he should say "I would like." At first he didn't really understand and our conversations would go something like this: Him: Me want a snack Me: Don't say me want. Say I would like. Him: Me want a snack. Me: No, say I would like. Him: I wulike. Me: Good job. Him: Me want a snack. Me: Nooooo, say I would like a snack. Him: I wulike, me want a snack. Me: Don't say me want, just say I would like a snack. Him: I wulike a snack, me want a snack. Me: ok, close enough, here's some goldfish. After