Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Stand in Dad.

Kenna's last Activity Days event was a Daddy-Daughter kickball game. Because it was scheduled to start at 5:00 p.m., Brent couldn't be there to kick all the other dads'...I mean, participate. I resigned to dawn a happy attitude and running shoes to fill in for Brent.

When I explained the dilemma to Todd, he exuberantly volunteered to "be Brent" before I got out my request that he watch Alec while I played! What a rockin' big brother! He played and treated Kenna like gold the whole time. Incidentally, he was also the only "dad" who didn't look like he might pass out from over-exertion.

5 comments:

Sheri said...

Super cool! What a great brother. I love this story. You and Brent are obviously doing something right in the way you're raising your kids. You guys, and Todd too, are great examples to me.

Beverly said...

I once had to take a member of the Bishopric to my Daddy Daughter Date. Not fun. I would much rather have taken my brother. Oh wait. I don't have a brother. I wish I could have taken Todd!

Lynette said...

What a rockstar of a big brother!!! That is very cool!!! Good kid!!!

Atkin Family said...

Maybe Brent could reward Todd for being such a good helper by taking him to see Air Bud -- I heard that's a really cool movie!! I'm not sure how much tickets will be, maybe he could call and ask, but he could even bring two friends!!!! Q

Deanna Quinton Larson said...

Ah, Rita. You've raised some great kids. What an incredible feeling you must have had watching those 2 together.