The importance of dirt can never be stressed enough… We went to a local nature reserve yesterday and what fun we had! Triston riding his bike all over the show, while exploring he found a low water bridge that was slightly over run with water. Not enough to prove dangerous but enough to make a might mess of his clothes as he sped through it.
This is what little boys AND girls should be doing! Please keep in mind that this is my opinion and you are more than welcome to disagree with me.
I start chewing nails when I see kids sitting on the sideline because “Mommy said I shouldn’t mess up my new dress” That’s what stain removal is there for!
Tris asked us to come and see his new find and the tricks he has been doing there… so we walked down to the river and he drove through from end to end doing this trick and that trick. If it was humanly possible his smile would have wrapped right around his head. We took off our shoes and walked in the water with him. splashing and laughing.
Hubby showed him how to skip rocks… I wonder how many kids still do these things or have tablet games taken the place of fresh air all over the world? Tris struggled a bit at first but by the time we where ready to head back to the picnic area he tried one last time… that rock went flying over the water, skipping 3 times and stars in the sky could not hold a candle to the sparkle in my sons eyes!
For the look on his face I would wip out the stain removal with a smile and if all the stains don’t come out, he will wear the marked shirt with pride knowing that each mark meant a memory and time spent with family… for me that’s worth a stain or two 😉