Bode saved his money for over a year to buy the Lego Millennium Falcon.
If you know how much my son loves to buy stuff, you will understand how big of a deal this is.
It was a great lesson in self discipline and the pay off was huge.
One morning he woke up at 6 AM because he "heard a plop" and thought it was the mailman dropping his treasure on the front porch. It was actually me trying to do the Insanity Workout video in the living room. How sad is that?
We could have bought this for him for Christmas or his birthday, but there is something to be said for saving and buying something with your own money.
I don't really know what is to be said for it but it's something profound, trust me.
When the day finally came he declared it the best day of his life.
|This should keep Andy and him busy for at least a week. It also looks like we won't be eating dinner at the table for at least that long. |
I see a Full House marathon and several bags of jelly beans in Mia's and my future.
So basically, we all win.