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Simon Says Gone Wrong

Posted by Kristen on July 2, 2009 at 7:02 AM in Connecting with kids
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Ethan: Simon says 'stand up.'

Gurgle.

Ethan: I said 'Simon SAYS!'

Gurgle.

Ethan: MOOOOOOMMMMMMMMMM!!!
K: Yes, Ethan.
Ethan: Mom, he is NOT doing what I say!
K: I'm sorry, Ethan. But if we are going to get technical, he can't do what you say.
Ethan: MOM!! I am playing 'Simon Says' so Mason is supposed to do what I say.
K: In theory you are exactly right.
Ethan: Not in theory, Mom. For real he is supposed to do what I say. I told him to stand up.
K: Ethan, why do you think he isn't doing what you say?
Ethan: Because he can't really stand yet?
K: And?
Ethan: Because he doesn't understand what I am saying?
K: I imagine that would make playing 'Simon Says' a little complicated.
Ethan: But he is really supposed to do what I say.
K: Where's Nathan?
Ethan: He doesn't do what I say either.

I know exactly how he feels.

2 Comments

Amber writes...

Great photo!

And how awesome would it be totally awesome if tacking 'Simon Says' on the front of everything guaranteed success? 'Simon Says traffic light turn green!' I would be all over that. I totally can't blame Ethan for trying.

trena writes...

All I want to know is if they both climbed to where they're sitting (fireplace mantle? top of a storage hutch?) all own their own :).

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