Saturday, October 20, 2012

A Little Help

When I go about my business around town, people often remark to me, "Wow, you have quite a crew of little helpers!" or, "I bet they are a lot of help!"

And I don't know if they are being sincere or sarcastic, but I almost always reply - in all honesty -  "Yes, they are."

And now, I have proof.  I was tidying up the house just before bedtime last night.  Heather was already counting sheep in her bed, and Hallie and Hanna only had minutes left on the clock.  I came into the kitchen and found Hanna like this:

 And I looked to the dishwasher and she had filled it with all the dishes that were in the sink!  I mean, I may have to rearrange a few things... take the lid off that cup... and remove the chocolate milk (I mean, she's 2. I feel like I have some time to teach her proper dishwasher filling technique)

THANKS HANNA!


So yes, world.  They really are good little helpers.  Most of the time.

10 comments:

  1. She is such a cutie and so proud of her. I can't wait to see you guys in two weeks!

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  2. Woah. that's amazing. If she ever wants to come help me that would be great :)

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  3. Awesome! I am impressed!! I hope I do as good of a job as you did when teach Camille. :)

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  4. Awwww that is so cute!! She is amazing!!

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  5. So cute!

    And hey, I remember that sweater!

    And haha I'm glad you didn't have any knives in the sink. That could have turned this cute moment into a bit of a tense one.

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  6. Meems - knives in the sink would definitely have been scary. But I knew she was at the sink, and I knew there was nothing harmful in it. She told me she wanted to wash her hands. Then I guess she decided to do my dishes!

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  7. If you "let" them help when THEY want to, it will be easier to get them to help when YOU want them to.

    I don't think that is proper grammar, but I don't know how to fix it.

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