Thursday, August 27, 2009

Just Say Yes

Lucas started blowing bubbles in his milk
giggles escaping from his mouth between blows
"Lucas" I started to say to chastise
But then I paused...
"Hold on, let me get my camera"


Then I took lots of pictures
and we smiled
it made a mess"just for Mom's pictures"
Lucas told dad

but it was worth it...

sometimes it's okay to say yes.

13 comments:

  1. Isn't that one of the best mantras for parenting (especially boys)?! My other one is: sometimes it's better to just close my eyes and not watch!! :)

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  2. Mine have been into this lately too, now they think that they NEED a straw to drink milk.

    I am so with Mamma Christine, just close the eyes.

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  3. Strawberry milk at best too. It is strawberry right? I mean it looks pink to me. Sometimes you just have to let a kid be a kid. Think of it as a science project for him to learn.

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  4. Yep it is milk with Strawberry Quik.. so good! And do you know it adds calcium? :)

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  5. I totally agree with this. You know, life it too short and too serious to say now to everything. Sometimes you just have to make a mess and laugh.

    This is really a powerful message you are tell here. Love it.

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  6. That is too funny. It is good to let them be kids. More and more they are losing their innocence sooner and sooner.

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  7. I liked seeing the pictures! I'm glad you said yes ... it was fun to read/see.

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  8. and now i need to get myself a glass of chocolate milk. reed's dairy choc milk. have you heard of it???

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  9. So cute! What a fun mom you are!

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  10. Why sweat the small stuff, right? :)

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  11. I love it when I remember to enjoy the moment rather than worry about the mess.

    Great to *meet* you. I also love BYU, love macs, love swing dancing, and have moved way too many times.

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  12. You are a good mom. And you are right.

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