Thursday, July 26, 2007

Stop!

Yesterday evening we went to the mall. The girls sat on the goofy rides, we got cookies at McDonalds and they got stickers at Gymboree. M loves the big stickers they give her there and she was having a ball sticking hers on various parts of her shirt and mine.

As we were walking across the parking lot---me holding bags and A holding her sisters' hands, a gust of wind blew M's sticker off her shirt. It took off ROLLING across the parking lot and M took off after it (way to go on the 'hold her hand' big sis!).

While she's chasing it, running serpentine after the amazing sticker that stayed on it's side and rolled along pushed by the wind, she's yelling, "Stop, Stop stickah! Stop Stickah STOP!". Since no cars were coming and this was the funniest thing I'd seen in days, I laughed! The big girls did too and took off after the little one and her 'stickah'.

Finally, as M was about frantic and now probably 40 yards away---A saved the day. She stomped the sticker like it was a giant bug and held up her shoe so M could peel her beloved stickah off the bottom. Ah....my hero.

We laughed again and again at the memory of M and her wild stickah last night. It makes me wish that there was something as simple as a big stomp that would keep them like this and stop them from growing up any more.

1 comment:

Carrie said...

Oh the fun to live in your family and be a part of the laughter at your home. I love the way you treasure the little things. May we all do that more. If you find the brick to stop them from growing up so fast let me know your supplier. :)