Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Like Father Like Son
Note to self: If your 3 year old says he's cleaning the bathroom you might want to see what he's up to and avoid toilet paper being stuffed into the sink drain and clogging it for a few days until Jason fixes it.
Our morning went something like this with Jason fixing the bathroom sink and Soren coloring while I finish the dishes and make oatmeal:
Holding up the picture he was working on Soren said, "there are holes in it . . .I don't want holes in it". I could see that he had made some holes with his marker by pressing it too hard so I said "here make a new one" while thinking an imperfect mother thought (because I totally appreciate the repetitive learning process) don't make holes in it if you don't want holes in it. Which brought me back to a memory of when I was about the same age as Soren and my mom took us to Idylwild, California to visit some friends. Bridget and I were coloring with a little boy and I got frustrated because I colored the faces of the people blue. So, my mom gave me a new page and guess what I did. . .yep, I colored the faces blue again and got mad again. 3 year olds are just cool.
. . . Then Soren had the idea to tape the holes so I got him some pieces and he doctored it very nicely (smart little cookie).
. . . and here's one more awesome prayer segment . . ."please bless that we'll be safe, please bless that we'll be delighted, and please bless the sheep."