Thursday, September 24, 2009

Everyday Life: Playtime with two

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The toddler says to me, "Mommy, I play cars with baby brother."


"Oh, honey," I say, " He's still too little to play with cars, but it's nice you want to share."

He gives up on the cars and after leaving them for 20 seconds, I find this:


A few days later, the toddler says, "Mommy, I play with baby brother today?"

"Honey, I think he's still too little."

He looks unconvinced, steps away from us and gathers his toys -- all figures from The Lion King. He brings them over to where baby and I are sitting on the floor.

And he begins to play with baby brother the only way he can ...



... he uses him as Pride Rock.


7 comments:

  1. "He uses him as Pride Rock". Oh how I loved that last line! I love that the oldest can find ways to play with the newest. What a wonderfully inventive and sweet little boy you have there.

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  2. What a sweet big brother he is. :) Just wait until E actually starts playing back. It's just about the cutest thing ever!

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  3. What wonderful interactions for them both! :) So adorable.

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  4. So cute! I'm remember when my boys would want to play with a little one. They would bring over the HUGEST toys to show the baby :)

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  5. Oh what a sweet little guy. I totally get what he's thinking though. With Little Miss I kept waiting for her to DO something. But man do you make cute babies :)

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  6. I know I've said this before, but I love that toddler. Such a sweet boy - the ducks on baby had me cackling! Husband is giving me "the look." Pride Rock. Classic.

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