In our family we have a name for some of the quirky characteristics of our kids. We call these quirky characteristics ism’s.
This started out many years ago with Gavin. We called all the cute little quirky behaviors Gavin-ism’s.
This has been passed down to Elliott and Emmett as well.
For example, one of my most favorite is an Emmett-ism. Emmett has a very particular way of showing me affection. It’s called hug and kiss and I value it more than anything in the world.
He has to hug me first and then give me a kiss. It has to be in that order or he starts over again.
It’s just been something he has always done. I think it’s one of the sweetest things in the whole wide world. Sometimes I tease him and say kiss and hug instead of hug and kiss.
He just looks at me and say no Daddy, hug and kiss.
That is an ism and it’s incredibly precious to me. Some are more pleasant than others, but they are part of my children and I choose to embrace them.
Do you have any ism’s in your family? What are they?
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