Dating acroos class lines
While we were waiting to be seated my oldest daughter Maggie spotted the in the gift shop and although we immediately said “no way,” from that moment on she could think of nothing else.
All through our delicious dinner, surrounded by dramatic (fake) meteor showers and animatronic dinosaurs, she fixated on the one thing she couldn’t have rather than the cool sights we were actually experiencing.
It wasn’t until after observing first hand the real and immediate changes in my children after taking their toys away that I truly began to understand.
And now instead of me teaching them, they have taught me the lesson I wish I would’ve have learned a long time ago. UPDATE 4/2/13: It has been over six months since I originally published this post and judging by the comments that continue to come in, this topic has struck a nerve with many of you.
Stuff isn’t evil in and of itself, but in a world where we are constantly told that what we have isn’t quite good enough, the love of things can so very easily consume us.