Last night after CJ went to bed, I sat down on the living room floor and put together Legos for three hours.
See, I’d decided that they needed to be organized, and the only way that I know to organize Legos when they’ve gotten all jumbled together is to build each set and then put them away in their respective boxes.
I had it in my head that this could be a fun date night activity of shared laughter and play… Sort of like collaborating on a puzzle. Only different.
“Jay,” I call out as he heads towards the stairs, “wanna do Legos with me?”
He looks at me like I’m crazy.
“Legos! I’m putting Legos together. And, you know, I though we could like talk and bond and stuff while we put together Legos.”
He shakes his head in disbelief. “No. I do NOT want to put Legos together with you.” He sees my doleful expression and adds, “but I’ll sit on the couch with my glass of wine and talk to you while you do Legos.”
So he did.
And I did.
And… oddly enough… it was fun.
#245 on the list of things that I never thought I’d do before I had kids.
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