1/21/10

Wait Just A Minute!

This morning Sebastian cleared all of his Thomas stuff out of the floor where it has been permanently residing in one form of organized mess or another for the duration of our time in this crooked little house (1.5 years) and asked me to put up the goal he got for Christmas from Uncle Joe. We hadn't read the directions properly before and it used to flop over every time he'd hit it. And there were these two extra black rods just sitting under Sebastian's bed...

I'm all about letting him play ball in the house. As long as it's in his room. And if he uses the super light bouncy ball. And doesn't hit his sister. I'd let him do this outside but it's raining today and although rain doesn't melt little boys, I've heard it on good measure that baby girls dissolve right away.

Anyway, I was quite taken aback when he announced earlier this week that Thomas videos were silly and that he wanted Brett to take the new one BACK TO THE LIBRARY WHERE IT BELONGED. Then this morning he decided to clear his floor and I wondered what crazy person had gotten a hold of my little boy and told him to grow up and move on! I wasn't quite ready for Thomas to be replaced.


Thirty minutes later and he wasn't either.

xoxo,
Rachel

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21 comments:

AlliT said...

S should come up here and play... We have 3 GIANT boxes of trains and tracks that are constantly strewn all over the basement floor!!

He is so cute!! Boys will be boys... My 3 always are...

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Trains and Sewing Machines said...

Aw! That's so cute and a little sad at the same time, but cute that he decided he still liked Thomas :)

BuenoBueno said...

its so sad when they grow up! but fascinating!
im not a mommy yet but i cant even imagine. i want my nephew to stay 2 forever!
Anyway i wanted to tell you that your TEEPEE is so AMAZING! i wish i had patience to do it the right way!
Thanks for the tee pee inspiration! i threw one together with fabric i had, zip ties, ties made from fabric, and wood from hurricane.
here is our music video with tee pee.
http://muchomuchobuenobueno.blogspot.com/2010/01/coconut-records-video-contest.html

Gingiber said...

Oh, this makes my heart sad! I do not want my little girl to grow up, but she is already fairly independent for a 1 year old... so maybe I should prepare myself!

Kara said...

Aww, that's adorable. Little boys are just the cutest things ever.

Shannon Leigh said...

I am in love with that blue and green rug! Where did you find it?

Annie @ The House That Jade Built said...

How cute! My 2 year old hasn't gotten into Thomas yet, but he's all about trucks and tractors! It doesn't help that his Pa is a real life farmer. He doesn't quite understand yet why he can't go farming every day :)

souljane said...

Such a great little palace he has.
love it:)

Amy said...

I let my boys play inside as well! they also have to use the soft balls and keep it on the floor.
here are some good soccer dieas for young ones:
1) buy some light, inexpensive cones and have him kick them over and then use his foot to turn them upright again. It helps them learn foot control and makes dribbling indoors easier!
good luck!

Casey said...

aww, it's so sad but cute at the same time when they think they're too old for something

Liz V. said...

haha! this is the sweetest story :] growing up is hard.

Jaime said...

Asher is still obsessed with Thomas, it has gotten less though in recent years, when he was around Sebastian's age we had 3 of the same train in case on got misplaced. Oh, the horror if it got misplaced. Glad Sebastian came to his senses :)

robin said...

love the story..and so love mr "S"..just voted for you for that poppy award..all those names and only one stands out..keeping my fingers crossed

imperialhotel said...

The "back to the library where it belongs" ...literally made me lol :)

Caroline said...

awwww! i love hearing about the stories your two little loves are involved in!

they brighten up my day!

S and O said...

aaaawwwwww what a cutie pie!!! ^_^
xoxo
~Olivia

Meg said...

Next thing you know he will be telling you how much you're embarrassing him..bleh..

:)

tara said...

That's a super sweet story - they do grow up far too fast!

Tara
http://elanvitalanthology.blogspot.com

My Love is..... said...

ohhhh my! I am so not ready for my boys to enter this transition!

Thrifted Treasure said...

Oh God, I feel your pain :-) My eldest announced about 6 months ago he didn't want to watch Thomas anymore, a little part of my heart broke, he's been so Thomas obsessed since he was 2 and now his little brothers are too. But funnily enough the last month or so he's gotten the bug back and is train obsessed again, although now it's more the tracks, buffers, platforms, switch tracks etc that interest him, I fear we may have a future trainspotter on our hands :-)