Do you SEE why he has us wrapped around his little finger? I mean, come on, could you resist that face?
But, that's not to say I'm a complete softie. I started teaching Evan some chores at an early age. Perhaps you'll remember the hamper lesson? Now we've moved on to bigger - and louder - things. Evan's newest obsession is the vacuum. Because he insists on 'helping,' last week I had to schlep him around on my back while vacuuming. Carrying a nearly 30-pound rucksack on one's back while cleaning floors? Fun times. If anyone knows where I can find a working kid-sized vacuum, please tell me. Why not put that motivation to good use? The irony that I'm working on a Human Rights Policy at work while also trying to institute child labor in my own household is not totally lost on me. Here's my excuse: