We have never had this problem before. Well that is of course because our sweet Kid never really knew what it meant to do this until he was able to walk and enjoy this activity. Once he got a taste now no matter what he wants to do this…
I don’t find this a particularly bad thing. However when you think about it, he wants to do it all the time! I mean (say this in your slow Sandlot voice) ALL THE TIME!
Something that the Kid has yet to learn is that when it is raining we can not go outside… unless you want to sing in the rain, and he can not sing now, and I would hope that he does not have a girl he can kiss in the rain yet as much as that would make me a proud dad though. I love spending time outside so what is the problem you ask? He is the biggest and baddest pest in our garden!
The Kid enjoys to play in all the dirt, and take all the dirt out of the garden which will then longer support plant life. Do not go thinking that we have deprived him of play toys outside. The Kid has a plethora of outside toys that he can play with. He got a T-Ball set for Christmas (an outdoor toy so that has not become as bad as the Golf Ball set) and the play gym that we got him for his birthday (which he loves or loved). You tell me which would be more enticing to a 17 month old boy baseball, play gym, or dirt?
Yup, the garden and dirt. We have the hardest time keeping the Kid from playing in the garden. It would not be that big of a deal if he would keep the dirt inside but no he likes to throw the dirt and sometimes even eat it.
Why won’t he play with his toys?