grandbaby j at his moment of reckoning

 as he turns 4


makes a choice.

i can resist everything except temptation.

– oscar wilde


43 responses »

  1. Reminds me of The Marshmallow Test. I tried to find their results about what age kids start resisting temptation, but found that subsequent studies are far too interesting. (Like the 2012 study where they broke a promise to half the kids before having them try it…) I’ve found my rabbit hole for the morning. Thank you!

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  2. Nicely waiting and not dipping the finger into the frosting, either! He is a handsome 4 year old and such a sweetheart, I can see his sensitive side to him. Is he the grasshopper and bee whisperer, Beth? Smiles! The thick frosting balloon piece would be delicious to save for me, please!

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  3. Four or forty, I’ve not changed. Very tempting indeed. Did he succumb?
    I recently watched an amazing television programme on British television called ‘The secret life of four year olds’. It was on you tube. If you get a chance you should check it out you would love it.

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