Tuesday, May 20, 2008

A boy thing

One of the things I have observed about my sons is their focus. They both have a lot of energy and can be quite wild, But, when they settle down and choose a task, I pity the fool who tries to stop them. It could be trying wrap a long plastic snake around a truck and drag the truck around the house or building a Duplo rocket. It might be learning the letters of the alphabet or creating the perfect train crash. Whatever it is, it's the focal point of life. They don't want to talk, interact, get input...they just want to focus.
We were able to talk Christian into going with David to get his haircut instead of going to the more expensive kid's shop on the other side of town. We old him we would give him the difference in cash to go buy a toy.
Here is a layout I did last night. Credits: What Dreams May Come by MGL Scraps and Studio Flergs
I really enjoy this traight because it gives us some good breaks throughout the day and it balances out the high energy levels.

7 comments:

Beth Nixon said...

Love the way you describe what they focus on. Great story telling!!!

Beth at
http://bethnixon.blogspot.com/

SarahB said...

Beautiful layout! Love the shadow on the bracket frame.

lorig said...

Kids who can focus on a task are a blessing and your story captures that.

schneeflocke said...

What a lovely layout, TFS

Jen said...

wonderful post!

eirene ^.^ said...

Wonderful LO!

Juliana said...

The page is gorgeous! The bracket frame is a nice touch.