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Sweet Play Date

Written By: Scot Butwell - Aug• 09•15

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Here’s a recipe for a sweet play date:

1. Invite two brothers to join D at the park.

2. Let them play together for awhile on the rocket built in US-Soviet Space Race era.

3. Then, and this is the most important ingredient, add the brothers’ baby sister.

4. Stand by and marvel as the three boys become captivated by a one-year-old.

5. Chuckle as they take turns fighting over who gets to push her on the swing.

6. Smile as you observe the boys follow her as she stumbles around on the grass.

7. Observe the boys fight some more over who gets to go down the slide with her.

8. Enjoy as the time flies by on a warm, breezy summer day.

9. I stayed fifteen feet away, per wife’s instructions, to let the boys play together.

10. I stuck to the Wife’s plan too much; in fact, she said I wasn’t watching D enough.

11. All in all, it was a sweet Play Date, with me enjoying being on the sidelines.

12. A few days later, D was talking about having a baby sister named Margaret.

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