17/05/2016

It's all part of the game


He's playing with a balloon, trying not to let it touch the floor (simple tip... it's a great exercise for us adults too.. silly but funny. I'm proud to say that I was his inspiration for this little game).

He's finally controlling the balloon in the air for a good amount of time, so he calls me to show off:

Mama, come see what I can do!

I had noticed what he was doing, but he likes me to stay still and look at him sometimes, so I do it. Only, of course, the time I am sitting still watching him, he looses control of the balloon after the 6th or 7th touch and it falls to the floor. I smile and comment, slightly amused:

Well, that one didn't go so well...

But mama, it's all part of the game!

Oh, I'm sorry, I hadn't understood that.

Well, it is. Sometimes the balloon stays in the air, sometimes it falls. It's just the way things go...

8 comments:

  1. What a wise little boy! Beautiful.

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    1. He is quite a surprise sometimes! It's like he knows instinctively what matters whilst us adults need to remember ourselves.

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  2. He's a very good teacher! :-)

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    1. The best!
      I am trying to be a good student :)

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  3. They are our greatest teachers. Beautiful.

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    1. Yes, they are indeed! It's a very rewarding interaction.

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  4. Que rapazinho tão sábio!

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    1. Sim, embora também (cada vez mais) safado e desafiador... faz parte!

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