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Sit Down So That I Can Take Off Your Shoes : )
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DD    Posted 05-10-2004 at 15:46:49       [Reply]  [No Email]
Sit Down So That I Can Take Off Your Shoes

"Sit down so that I can take off your shoes," I said.

He calmly sat down on the floor and held out his feet.

That's no big deal except for one small fact.

The person whom I was talking to was Christian, our 18-month-old
son. He can't talk, at least not legible enough for anyone to
understand. He can say Mama, Daddy, and Robbie (his babysitter)
but that's the full extent of his comprehensible vocabulary.
Everything else is just unintelligible grunts.

So what's so special about Christian sitting down and holding
out his feet? He understood what he himself can't put into

Kids understand what they may not be able to articulate.

They understand tones, emotions and whether something is said in
love or frustration.

They can't spell bitterness... but they understand it.
They can't spell anger... but they understand it.
They can't spell hate... but they understand it.
They can't spell resentment... but they understand it.
They can't spell not being wanted... but they understand it.

Neither can they spell love... but they understand it.
They can't spell concern... but they understand it.
They can't spell patience... but they understand it.
They can't spell sacrifice... but they understand it.
They can't spell "I put you over my own needs..."
but they understand it.

You would be surprised what kids who can't articulate their
feelings, reactions and thoughts, understand.

The adults around you often can't or won't articulate their
feelings either.

And just like kids, you'd be surprised what they understand.

~A MountainWings Original~

KellyGa    Posted 05-10-2004 at 17:10:41       [Reply]  [No Email]
Kids are smarter than grown ups give them credit for. Shelby understands and thinks about things I never did when I was her age. She is really concerned about all the clearing of trees and building, she worries about the animals, where they will go. :( She has such a big heart. :)

Dang it....    Posted 05-10-2004 at 16:48:50       [Reply]  [No Email]
I thought you was a offering to take off my shoes.....

a dissapointed

DD    Posted 05-10-2004 at 16:55:18       [Reply]  [No Email]
Awww, I'm Sorry Sweetie, ya need some help with em? I just figured you already had on your Dancing Shoes ; )

TO35    Posted 05-10-2004 at 16:58:23       [Reply]  [No Email]
Not quite sugar , got to get off with the work shoes then on with the roach yes I do have


DD    Posted 05-10-2004 at 17:04:46       [Reply]  [No Email]
Hmmmmm, is that for when your dance partner starts slowing down?

KellyGa    Posted 05-10-2004 at 17:08:40       [Reply]  [No Email]
Hhmmmmm.....kinky! Spurs and all...

DD    Posted 05-10-2004 at 17:24:00       [Reply]  [No Email]
LOL! That musta been where YEEHAH was invented huh?

Aprille    Posted 05-10-2004 at 15:54:12       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Gee..and people just always thought I was unique!! Very nice!

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