Chapter 43: Heart is Stirred (1)
It should be mentioned that this ice cream shop has been trending lately, naturally, because they offer such delicious flavors!
Feeling very satisfied with her dessert, Qiao Moyu’s eyes curved up into crescents. She was thinking of bringing Luo Luo to this shop next time!
Beside her, Ye Peicheng eyes kept wandering to her figure from time to time. He couldn’t figure out why she seemed so happy with her snack.
Nevertheless, he found that his mood brightened without reason as he stared at her satisfied expression while she ate.
The pair walked towards the underground parking lot together, but they failed to notice the stranger hiding behind a wall who was taking several pictures of their interaction.
As soon as Qiao Moyu got home, Mrs. Yu hurriedly told her, “Ms. Qiao, Luo Luo must have eaten too much. He’s having indigestion, so I’m thinking of heading out to buy him some medicine for stomach relief.”
Qiao Moyu hurried over and found the little toddler half lying on the sofa. His round belly stuck out, just like a frog that was exposed to the sun.
The toddler’s small face wrinkled as he complained: “Mom, my belly’s all bloated!”
Qiao Moyu stooped down and touched his belly. She comforted him and said: “Mom will go and buy medicine for baby. You’ll feel better if you take it, okay?”
She had to coax him well. That’s because in the past, Mrs. Yu reported that Luo Luo was reluctant to take his medicine; every time he got sick or came down with a cold, Nanny Yu would always worry about how to convince the boy to take his medicine.
At this time, the small child listened to his mother’s words, but his tone wasn’t as firm as it was before: “Medicine tastes terrible, Luo Luo doesn’t want to swallow it!”
Qiao Moyu gently persuaded him, “Mom will buy something sweet for Baobei, the one that tastes like candy, is that okay?”
The boy was a little doubtful, but he still nodded.
There was a pharmacy close to their neighborhood. Qiao Moyu ran all the way to the store then rushed back home with a layer of sweat on her forehead. She took a piece of the Jianwei Xiaoshi tablet ** and presented it to Luo Luo: “Baobei have taste, it’s strawberry, your favorite flavor!”
Luo Luo blinked his big eyes, then sniffed the tablet and licked it with his tongue. Finding the new item tasty, he took the medicine and placed it in his mouth.
“Baby, is it sweet?” Qiao Moyu asked with a smile.
“Sweet!” The little toddler thought it was delicious so he quickly chewed and swallowed it. The smile on his face was brilliant: “Mom didn’t lie to Luo Luo!”
“Mom won’t lie to Luo Luo in the future!” Qiao Moyu and her son looked at each other and grinned. Then she turned to Mrs. Yu and asked: “How much did Luo Luo eat?”
Nanny Yu replied, “Luo Luo ate 10 fresh dumplings at noon, which I usually pack for him. I told him to stop eating, but he kept going saying he wasn’t full. At that time, I thought he was really hungry, but I didn’t expect him to stuff himself so much.”
After some thought, she added: “By the way, Luo Luo seems to have eaten more these past two days compared to before. He isn’t pick anymore either!”
Qiao Moyu had some doubts. Even if Luo Luo was a child, it’s not normal for him to stuff himself with food all of a sudden.
She squatted down, looked at her son and asked: “Luo Luo, why do you suddenly love eating so much?” The kid used to be picky with his meals in the past.
The boy looked down pitifully at his round little belly and replied shyly: “Because Luo Luo wants to grow up!”
“Little Luo wants to grow up?” Qiao Moyu laughed and said: “Luo Luo can grow up as long as he isn’t picky with food. You don’t have to stuff yourself while eating.”
The toddler suddenly looked up at her and said with a serious voice: “But Luo Luo is growing too slowly! Luo Luo wants to grow faster and much earlier so he can protect Mother!”