Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Kid logic, or obvious solution?


I went into my grandson's bedroom and he had abandoned a wrapper from pop tart and a small pile of crumbs.

I pointed out the offending debris, and waited for the clean-up.

He came right over and proceded to brush the crumbs onto the carpet. As any good parent would do, I said, STOP!

He immediatley froze in mid brush.

I asked the obvious question, "who is going to pick them up off the floor?"

Without making a sound or moving any part of his body except his hand from the wrist down, he points to our dog. I hadn't noticed her sitting patiently at his side with her eyes gleaming and tail wagging.

I hesitated only for a second or two, while pondering 8 year old boy logic.

What would you have done next?

5 comments:

Kismet said...

Love that kid.

You prolly woulda done the same thing at that age :)

~K!

TAD said...

I would have done the same thing and I AM 29!!!! Work smarter not harder!!!

DotBlogger said...

Having grown up with a dog, I would have done the same thing.

I vote Obvious Solution!

Jenny Kay said...

Smart kid. I can't even believe he had to point it out to you.

christa jean said...

I suppose if I had a dog, I would use him as a vacuum too!