Wednesday, May 20, 2009

the quick fort


This is not from the yesterdays Grammie Day Photo ops...

but from last week when the lil' farm hand visited.

Apparently. . .the forts are a hit. .

and now. .

every space about 2 feet by 2 feet. . .

is commandeered for private fort space.

This one made me laugh. .

because the rule is. . .

moosey and soosey stay in bed.

The only way moosey and soosey (which is attached to moosey) can be visited with. .

is to go to bed. .

but eighteen month arms are reaching much further . . .

and when I found this little fellow ..

hiding in his fort. .

he was not alone.

He was smiling when I found him. .

and together we carried moosey and soosey back to bed. .

All for now. .

18 comments:

  1. I could see him in a RCMP red jacket, with a bigger moose sculpture nearby, and him wondering why he suddenly was wanting to suck.

    I've never seen the pacifier/stuffie combo before. It is a brilliant idea.

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  2. Awwww! That's precious! My kids and grandkids all loved their forts - inside a box, under the dining room table, you name it - with a blanket it became fort! LOL

    Word Verification was frebabi!

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  3. I know all about those ever growing reaching further arms... there are things in our house that are supposed to stay in the crib that I find in the strangest spots!

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  4. Too cute! He wanted his favourites with him.

    I've never seen a stuffed moose toy - very Canadian!

    We call a pacifier "soosey" too. My American friends call it a binky.

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  5. Love it! Must remember to try the fort again...last time didn't work out so well. What a little cutie pie under there with his friends.

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  6. How sweet! My kids did the fort thing, too...all over the house. Some of them were fairly elaborate. They never liked the pacifiers, however...they much preferred their thumbs.

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  7. Ha! Too cute. Oh I'm glad I read the other comments to know what the soosey was and there it is in his mouth :0) Some of us Russians call it a Soska or Sosa...

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  8. We have similar rules for the soother, but you're right.....little arms are getting longer. Very sweet photo - I can just imagine the twinkle in the eye!

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  9. So cute, and fun!....you must have a marvelous collection of photos and memories by now. I'm surprised at how young an age the concept of a "fort" can take hold.

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  10. A fort is a good place to hide in! What a cute pic..I can imagine that smile on his face!

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  11. Ahhh...that is too cute! Good sooosey rules...for sure. We have a lil farmhand over here who had a sad parting with his soosey not so long ago...and he is now three. They had a 'no more soo-soo' party on the day it finally bit the dust...with treats bags and all.

    Forts are the best...and a great way for them to use their imagination.

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  12. As my boys got older it was definitely time to impose limits on the 'soos' addiction. Bed only. I would often find my boys running in their rooms to sit on their beds for a quick fix!

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  13. I like that combo too! It may make things a bit easier when the soosoo has to go because the part he can hold is still there. So cute!

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  14. Lovella, the fort thing will get a lot worse - be prepared!
    My grandgirls were barely in the house when the command would go forth! "Help us build a fort, Nanna!" And anything movable was moved! and the fort built...As the years went on the forts just got bigger and better... and I just hoped the doorbell was not going to ring... giggle..

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  15. OK..after all this time.. I've finally figured it out! The guy hired to read 'verification words' is speed challenged!
    I have to type the requested word r e a l l y slow or he makes me repeat it over and over !!!!

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  16. Oh yes...we're getting into the 'fort' fun too! We have little ones who like to make them, and then those who like to break them. Always fun!

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  17. Smile~ when The New Boy sees a blankie and Edward together, he knows it's nap time.

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