Friday, December 02, 2005
Makes me tilt my head and smile.
I'm quite surprised at the lack of sibling rivalry in our house thus far. Not to say that Ben and Megan don't have thier moments of frustration and anger toward each other. Mostly over stolen toys or food. But for the most part, the two of them are very loving, gentle and sensitive towards eachother. They cry when the other gets disciplined, and try to comfort each other when hurt. They share when it suits them and freely offer thier affections to each other.
Just yesterday I retrieved Megan from her nap and Ben came bounding up the stairs after me. I put Megan down to witness the two of them hold thier arms open wide and welcome eachother in a fierce embrace. They held eachother tight stumbling about trying to gain thier footing. The cutest was Megan who has learned that a hug isn't complete with a joyous rendition of oohs and ahhs.
I wonder will they always get along or will the rivalry escalate as thier ages increase. For now I relish in the innocent love and affection they hold towards oneanother and I pray it never changes.