Tuesday, January 11, 2011

There are tape tricks and then there are dysfunctional parenting tape tricks







So we tried the tape trick at home as blogged about at Beansprouts and apartment therapy here

http://www.ohdeedoh.com/ohdeedoh/parenting/the-tape-trick-prudent-baby-136337

and it worked really well!


But we came up with our own tape trick that works even better!

Tess was so upset by the explanation of bedtime tape trick that Abigail came up with a better solution. Abby has been saving the day lately with inventive ways to distract and please her sister. When she say Tess was upset, I mean she was having NONE OF IT. "That is not the tape trick!" Like how dare we come up with something so un-fun. So....enter the "tape me to the wall Daddy" tape trick. The goal was to tape them as high up the wall as possible, but mom (me) got nervous. The girls pretended to have super human strength and escaped their spiderwebs. We acted out the book "Spider and the Fly". Their favorite part is when the fly gets trapped. Funny monkeys.....




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