SciFi Mama

Adventures in raising a geeky child

Bob the Builder October 12, 2009

Filed under: Whatever — scifimama @ 8:40 pm

If you’ve read this blog for any length of time, you know Paige has a thing for Bob. Last Halloween she dressed as Bob, I was Wendy, and Ronnie was Bob’s Dad. We have a Bob the Builder work bench, tool belt and hard had. Good news here is that Bob the Builder is coming to our science museum! That’s right, Saturday morning we will be there when they open. Paige is very excited about this.

We’ve had some backsliding lately with using the potty. Paige has been too caught up in her playing to stop and go to the bathroom. Some of you, those without kids, are wondering how these two topics blend together. See, I believe in bribing, um, I mean giving incentives. That’s the word I was looking for, incentives. If Paige can go all week without having a potty accident, we will go see Bob the Builder on Saturday.

I haven’t told Paige the super good news yet. The first weekend of November there’s a special brunch. At this special brunch, the kids will get to actually meet Bob the Builder! That’s right, Paige can have yogurt with Bob. How super cool is that? That day she was supposed to go to an art festival with me and my parents. Mom has realized that she’s being pushed to the back for Bob. It’s her chance to meet Bob up close and personal. And maybe share some OJ. I couldn’t pass that up for her.

Hopefully my little bribe, or incentive, works. You see, Mommy is pretty excited about this too.

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One Response to “Bob the Builder”

  1. C. Beth Says:

    Oh, I hope it works too!! We also believe in br…uh, incentives. 🙂


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