I did a very brave/idiotic thing today. I took Elliott and Emmett to Best Buy this afternoon to trade in some of their games and use the credit to pick out some new ones.
Lizze and I have been wanting to thin their DS game collection out for sometime now. We especially wanted to purge the most frustrating games from existence.
I either bravely or idioticaly, depending on how you look at it, took both boys in to the store at the same time. It was just the 3 of us and no backup plan. This was kinda like walking a tightrope without a net. It’s either really brave or really stupid.
The boys actually did really well. It took a little while for Captain Indecisive and Sergeant Can’t Make Up My Mind to actually make their game selections but it was meltdown free and rather painless. I was really more worried about Emmett but he did quite well.
While I traded in their games, the two of them played Lego Batman 2 on the XBOX 360 display.
There was no fighting, whining, kicking or screaming. I can’t remember the last time a trip to the store, especially a store like Best Buy, went so well. I mean, I took 2 very young boys with #Autism to a store that is the very definition of overstimulation, and asked them to each pick out one game.
Proud just doesn’t do what I was feeling any justice. They did awesome.
Way to go boys. Daddy is so extremely proud of you both. I love you and I enjoyed our time together this afternoon. 🙂
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-Lost and Tired
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