“Why do you take your kids everywhere?” Someone asked me the other day.
I answered, “We like hanging out with them.”
But the question made me think…
Since Greg and I had Julia, we have taken our kids (nearly) everywhere. Now that I consider it, here’s the 3 key reasons why:
1. Remember, they’re just little people. That’s the best parenting advice I ever got.
2. Teachable moments. How else will they learn how to behave at a restaurant, ignore annoying fans near you at a ball game, navigate mass transit and appreciate the world around them?
…read on for #3…
Saturday, we ventured to a Twins game. Teachable moments of the day:
We took the light rail train, which requires a bit of patience, but you meet some very interesting people! Very.
Get off the path once in a while
We hopped off at the Minnehaha stop for lunch at Cap’s Grille, incredibly delicious barbeque. Sometimes, we venture over for a peek at Minnehaha Falls.
Appreciate the world around you