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So Jakey has become extremely proud of his “big boy” status and has taken to reminding me that certain activities are reserved for big boys. This week, while he was digging a hole in the wood chips around the swing set, he told me, “Mamas no dig; only big boys.”
“So what can Mommas do?” I asked the boys.  Cody decided to join the conversation.
“CLEAN,” he said.
“Oh really?  That’s nice.  Anything else?”
“Swing on swings,” Jakey added.  Well, at least he sees that I can have fun too.
“So what do Daddies do?” I asked, curious about what gems of insight they’d toss my way.”
“Daddies sit on big chairs,” Cody declared with pride.
Brilliant.  My children are brilliant.

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