1. "The reason I put my sword in my underwear is so I have a place to put my sword."
2. "I'm the kind of Viking who chops thorns so they don't scratch my legs."
3. "You know when I was a little kid I broke one of my ankles." (Explaining battle scars to his sister while dancing around in underwear waving sword)
Me: "I'm so excited to start watching Christmas movies soon!"
Him: "Can we watch a Viking movie first?"
I replied accurately,
"Although perhaps we could watch 2007's Beowulf, in the spirit of the holiday season."
4b. "Daddy, is my sword the kind that can break?"
I replied truthfully.
5. "Can I sleep with my sword, my shield, and my helmet next to me so they will help me have scary dreams tonight?"
Happy Friday, all. May your weekend be peaceful and exciting.
YES CHILDREN, HE IS ALMOST AN ADULT.
Taking my children grocery shopping solo: piece of cake; done it a billion times.
Taking my children grocery shopping with their Uncle Jeremy Long bumper carting them way through narrow aisles filled with expensive breakable bottles and thousands of other shoppers while shrieking like they are at Disneyland: ENORMOUSLY challenging; may not survive this episode intact.
TEA WITH FRIENDS.
|anonymous children / Uncle Marc Guipilan|
Such is of the course of deeds that move the wheels of the world: small hands do them because they must, while the eyes of the great are elsewhere.
- J.R.R. Tolkien