Every night we'd sit in the rocking chair with him, start to read something, and about 5 words into the story he'd hop off your lap to go do something else.
But all of a sudden, some months back, he became obsessed with books.
It was like flipping a light switch.
Suddenly books are the only way to get him down off of the ceiling fan.
"Bab-E Brother, if you juggle one more knife, you're going to time out."
"He he he he he."
"Bab-E Brother, stop dancing the Macarena on the kitchen table or we'll put your TRAINS in timeout."
"Bab-E Brother, do you want to go read about Mickey and the Beanstalk."
"[Suddenly I don't care about my plan to jump off the couch, use the cushion as a springboard, and attempt to land on my brother's back]. Mickey! Mickey! Read Mickey! "
We can choose to read him at least 8 different books before bed, or the same story 85 times, whichever takes longer.
Yes, Bab-E Brother has quite the library in his
Chances are, if you're looking for something, it's in his "card catalog" under B for Book.
See you on Fatherhood Friday,