Woke up this morning to see the rain had turned to snow as we slept. My first thought was how pretty, but it was followed by, How icy are the roads? Will the other drivers be carefull? Is he awake enough to manage the icy cormers? Do Rainbow Mans boots fit? Where are his mitts. Adult stuff.
The difference between how adults see the world and how kids see it, was brought home this monring when Rainbow Man bounded out of bed screamind It Snowed! waking up his brothers and all three came tumling out of their rooms and sped to the windows. Excited chatter about snowmen and snow balls and Can I go Play mom.
They look outside and see a brand new playing feild. School time came for Rainbow Man, and he hadn't gone more then six inches past the door when he swooped down to grab a handful of snow. He saw a toy, I saw that last years winter coat has to be replaced.
I dressed the two younger boys up to go
Not very likely is it?
Right now, Warmed by hot chocolate, Stuperman has forgotten the cold hands and cheeks, and is standing, nose to the window, talking to the snow. Blue Boy is begging to go back out, but is to unsure of the new snowfall to venture out alone. He thinks he may "freeb to deff." Trying to explain the concept of a doorbell to This four year old is not going well.