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It Really Does Not Pay To Whine

It's great to see daddy playing with the little ones. It seems dads have less time with them being away working, so these are grateful times.

He is very good with the details and I love how he allowed his son to read and help with the instructions as they went along.

Then it was finished and ready to be torn apart shared with each other.

Of course the boy started to whine about all manner of things and not showing much responsibility with the pieces so I boxed it all up and told him he'd get it at a later date when he was more mature to handle such a toy.

I think he got it back. I can't really remember now. But it's kept upstairs where they play sometimes.

Of course legos aren't my friends but, my kids love them and they provide all sorts of stimulation and ideas.

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  1. It's amazing how each parent brings their special brand of wisdom to their kids. Your blog is delightful.
    I left a link to your blog on my new post:

  2. fun I'm sure it was a great activity for them to do together .. I tried to put together a helicopter with my 5 yr old and the directions were too difficult for me. lol

  3. Thank you Corinne. I appreciate your insight :)
    I'm on my way to visit with you! Leave tea :)

    Nightowl mama. I"m glad his father was there to do it. I think I'd be lost too. It's just not my brain piece, unless I focus on the task :)

  4. hi! great stuff! looking forward to following you!

  5. I used to love model rockets as a kid.

  6. Wow, Legos have gotten so much cooler and more intricate than they were when I was a kid! Dads are great for stuff like that.

  7. What great daddy moments!

    My kiddos love legos, but I really hate stepping on them ;)

  8. I always loved to see dad play with the kids too, and I especially loved when he told them stories that he made up. He was SUCH a great storyteller!

  9. I love the daddy moments my kids share with their dad. It just does my hearts wonders even with the slightest things. Those are the things that can never be taken away from them.

  10. Man I wish we had a lego truck!

    Have a great Wednesday!

  11. My husband works out of town, so we really treasure our moments when he's here!

  12. Wonderful to see the kids playing with their Dad! Have been thinking of you all, so happy to you you are reunited.


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