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those rare, sweet moments

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#1 Mamabug

Posted 13 November 2012 - 08:57 AM

My oldest two are 18 months apart and currently 7 and 5. Like most siblings, they have their moments!!!

This morning though, they were so sweet that I actually teared up...

The 7yo has just started on a total elimination diet and today she realised that means no canteen order this month (their monthly treat). She was very upset, and her brother was equally crestfallen at the thought of no canteen.

His only comment was: "But I wanted to try a noodle cup..." (so very, very, very NOT elimination friendly!).

I told them they could still have a lunch order the day our friend was doing canteen, and I would send DD's special buttered bread, and she could have a canteen made egg and lettuce sandwich. She cheered up immediately.

Then her brother turned to her and said: "I'll have a sandwich too."

My little man was willing to forego his noodle cup experience so his big sister wouldn't feel like she was missing out.

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#2 sophiasmum

Posted 13 November 2012 - 09:13 AM

That is very sweet.

My eldest 2 fight like cats & dogs (not physical, just arguments) but they do love eachother & I go all "awwww" when I see it displayed.

Meanwhile, my youngest DD has DS all wrapped around his little finger, he would do anything for her, but that's a whole other thread I guess...

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