Saturday, April 3, 2010

Caught being awesome: Exacto

Today the boys were anxious to ride their bikes--it's such nice weather. The only problem is that Exacto and Fluffy ride regular bikes and like to go off on long bike rides, and Hummer still has training wheels and has to stay behind. Earlier today the older two were being so sweet to him, and even let him come along, making sure he was safe as they slowly rode all together.

Between Conference sessions we decided that maybe Hummer was ready to start learning to ride without training wheels, and DC took them off and started coaching him on the grassy slope in our front yard.

After the afternoon session was over, the older boys asked if they could go again, and I was torn between wanting to let them go off and have a long ride, but feeling bad for Hummer left behind. Before I could decide, I realized they were all out there. I looked out and saw Exacto running along with Hummer on his bike, helping him learn how to balance!

It was the sweetest sight ever! I was just so impressed that Exacto would do that without being asked! Meanwhile I needed to make dinner, and figured he would give up after a few tries.

Twenty minutes later I looked out again, and Hummer was riding like a pro!! Isn't it amazing what the love of a big brother can do?


P.S. I feel like I'm coming out of a cocoon. I know I've neglected this blog terribly. I have been rediscovering who I am--such big changes recently. Rosebud has outgrown her reflux (YAY!!!!) and hopefully I'll start to write more regularly soon. . . 


Becky said...[Reply to comment]

Go, Exacto!! What an incredibly sweet boy. He impresses me on several occasions by the way he treats his brothers and cousins. I love you, Exacto!

Cindy said...[Reply to comment]

How wonderful! I live for those moments when my children are best friends!

Chocolate on my Cranium said...[Reply to comment]

What a beautiful moment and memory!

David and Kaitlyn said...[Reply to comment]

That is sweet! And it's nice to have an update!

Andre said...[Reply to comment]

Isn't is nice when the kids are nice to each other? My own surprise me sometimes.

I'm glad your baby is doing better. Feeling back to somewhat normal after having a baby takes a while.

Andrea said...[Reply to comment]

What a great big brother.

I too am rediscovering who I am.

Maybe we should have a party to get to know each other again.

Miss you.

Nancy said...[Reply to comment]

What a nice big brother! Clyn is awesome! His mom is all right too.