Friday, March 19, 2010

Born To Play

We can't get this basketball out of Patrick's hands.
Even during dinner.
Well, we probably can, using brute force, but be ready to have your ear drum's shattered.
I've always been a "Pick Your Battles" kind of mom.
And this is one battle that's too cute to fight over.

28 comments :

  1. I have to ask....did that huge glass of ice water survive the whole meal - it looks perfectly placed for an elbow to give it a little love!

    Cute post!

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  2. Way too cute! This is perfect with "March Madness"!

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  3. That is adorable! I was going to ask the same question about the glass of water!

    Nicholas carried around an empty plastic milk carton for about a week. He was even sleeping with it in his crib. I couldn't take it away from him without a complete freak-out. So while your son is playing basketball for the Cavs, my son will be a stock boy? Or maybe a delivery man for a milk company??

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  4. That's adorable! And, for the same reason, I allowed my toddler to sleep with his basketball for weeks before he gave it up on his own.

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  5. I agree that picking your battles is the best way to go...and besides, he looks so blissful with the ball beside him!

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  6. I was also wondering about the glass of water! Cute picture!

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  7. what a gorgeous guy!! too cute for words... well, maybe a few words ;)

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  8. What a wonderful post! I so agree with you about the battles to fight - this one is a memory keeper :)
    Laurie

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  9. Basketballs & boys; nuthin' more natural! Happy weekend!

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  10. I know how you feel about picking battles. I think with time and the number of children, I have become a bit more relaxed in my ways.

    I love your kitchen. We keep looking at houses (big chance we are moving far away) and I keep leaning towards the older homes with character.

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  11. Oh boy, I think my youngest was born with a ball in his hand. He's very kinetic....on the one hand makes me feel old, on the other - keeps me playing.

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  12. My question is the same as Sarah, did the water survive?

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  13. Oh man is he the CUTEST thing ever :) Love it!!! Happy Weekending :)

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  14. Very cute! Pick your battles mum here too, but definitely feel like I've been in the trenches lately.

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  15. It's moments like these that you must be so thankful you blog. I know with me the memory would be lost forever it it weren't documented. So cute!
    Dana

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  16. My two year old does the same exact thing! I love it.

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  17. So cute...

    I was actually wondering if he gives it up to be washed if dinner accidentally gets shared with the basketball. :)

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  18. Way too cute! That ball is bigger than he is!

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  19. If it makes you feel any better, my daughter has this greena dn white rubber bouncy ball that's about 2" in diameter and it goes EVERYWHERE. Even to bed! In fact, it has made it's presence known to me at 4 am by digging into the small of my back when Billa crawls into bed with me. And yes, all hell breaks loose if "Bah" can't be found. I'm a "pick your battles" mom too...and I'm also a firm believer that some things just aren't worth incurring future therapy bills for [grin]. Happy Friday!

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  20. He is super cute! And I love that he has a FULL adult glass sitting on his highchair with the basketball. You are a brave Mom as well!

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  21. I'm thinking this is Mama's glass of ice water? photographer's?

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  22. So cute! We have a similar guest at dinner from time to time in the form of my two year old's Nerf golf club. He sleeps with it too! :)

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  23. He's a cutie and I am a pick your battles mom too:)

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  24. That dinner looks apitizing!!!
    My name is Meghan and I ocasionally comment on your daughters blog.
    I will also try to comment on your blog too, if that is olay with you.
    You have a great blog :)
    ~Meghan <3

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  25. So sorry! I spelled the second word wrong!
    ~Me~

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  26. My husband gets frustrated when my 2 yr old daughter has to eat lunch with a doll or stuffed animal. I showed him this post, and now he knows it could be worse!

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  27. Definitely a battle too cute to fight over! He is just adorable. :) He is sure getting an early start at sports! lol

    ~Jennifer
    www.studiojru.com

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