Boys & Slides

Why is it that little boys attempt to climb up the slide portion of a swing set and not simply use the ladder? I posed this exact question to Eitan after spotting him doing just that:

Because it’s funny to you.

Later, when asked whether a smaller slide would solve the problem, giving Eitan a shorter ladder to climb, I received my answer.

Yes, a smaller slide like at school. As small as my finger nail!

Ideas Thoughts


A few months back, Eitan enjoyed a day of “Wings and Wands” during a fairytale-inspired day at school. Since then, he’ll randomly whip out his gear and run around yelling, “Wings and wands! Wings and wands!”

More recently, I was gifted this entertaining interaction:

Eitan: How are we going to move this (toy) truck? Magic!

Whooshing noises.

Eitan: I’m not magic! I need my wand…

Runs off.