When Will I Ever Learn?

July 2, 2011 by Rieshy

My 3 year old lined up a tank, a fire truck, and a race car.

Abandoning the vehicles, he asked if he could get out the lincoln logs.

Of course.

He needed help setting up a city. He's very particular about building. We spent a long time working together. I was gently but firmly corrected many times. He had a vision.

I went to get the mail. I pictured him playing "city" with little people. I came back.

I had missed the entire point of the set-up. The lined-up vehicles had not been abandoned. They were just waiting for a city to be built so it could be systematically and theatrically destroyed.



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