Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Hide and Seek

The kids love to play hide and seek.  The boys really just like to hide but then tell you where they are.  Usually they will hide somewhere (like under their bed) and the minute you walk in the room, they jump out and say "surprise!"  Addison is actually quite good at the game.  She can stay hidden for a long time and never make a peep.  But she never wants to hide alone ... she wants to hide with Mommy.

Tonight, we had a large box in our foyer.  The kids wanted to play hide and seek ... all three stated that they wanted to hide in the shower upstairs and wanted Mommy to come find them.  On their way upstairs, they noticed the box and decided to hide in it.

Meanwhile, I'm in the living room counting to ten.  Jackson starts yelling that they are not ready.  I can hear the three of them talking and I can tell that they are in the box together.  They are just trying to figure out how to get the box closed.  Soon, Addison calls out to me.  "Mommy, can you come close the box?"

I said back to her:  "Addison, if Mommy closes the box for you, I will know where you are hiding."

Long pause ... you can tell they are processing this information.

And then Addison says to her brothers, "Guys, I think we should hide somewhere else."

And they all get out of the box and head upstairs!

Too cute!


Lynn Leaming said...

Adorable story!!

kara said...

So cute. I love the collaboration that went on. My kidlets are just starting to notice there are other babies playing around them. Your kids seem like they are at such a fun age!