More than a year later, she still knows exactly which piece of clothing belongs to whom. But now she is more than just a laundry onlooker: Two weeks ago, she surprised me by independently folding a pair of socks and placing them in my hand:
|Lucy's first attempt at folding socks|
Not having ever instructed her in the art of folding, I was astounded by her precision. Today, however, she went even further. While I folded the big towels, she found all of the washcloths, carefully folded them one by one, and neatly stacked them in the laundry basket (all without being asked!):
|Lucy's first attempt at folding washcloths|
Here is our little laundry goddess in action:
Hm, now that Lucy has shown me what she can do, I'm thinking I may never have to fold a washcloth again!