If there is one thing children are on earth to do it’s to continuously challenge our concept of time.
After all, it isn’t natural this business of numbering the months, days, hours, and minutes.
Finn’s natural tendency is to explore the moment until it has reached it’s natural end before moving on to the next thing.
“We’re late!” I kept saying one recent morning on the way out the door. “Please get your boots on!”
“Ok, as soon as I shoot the bear,” he said, running back inside to fire his lego missile one last time.
I’m past giving him the speech about why you wouldn’t want to shoot a bear because he always responds, “It’s just pretend Dadoo.”
Instead I said, “Do you know what late means?”