Brad mulled this over for a few moments, before nodding sagely and turning his attention to the other kids. "Daddy says 's okay to fight if you've got a good reason," he said, his expression grave by four-year-old standards. "Dun' think a baby'd have a good reason though. They're too little."
He watched over the playpen for a few more moments before nodding again, as if he'd discovered something incredibly important. "Tha's right, you've got to be big to know what a good reason is. 'S why the big 'uns do all that stuff."
Ben chuckled, keeping one eye on the various children around even as he kept up his conversation with Jenni. "I can see that," he said, adjusting his glasses briefly. "It's good to see things going well, in any case; I would have come by sooner, but you know what my shifts are like at the Nursery."
A moment passed in slightly-awkward silence as he messed with his robes a bit, and then he looked rather sheepish. "I'm sorry, but I didn't have much of any time to think up a good gift; it was on short-notice, and like I said, I'd been working..."
Artemis had been racing Henry for the ball, fluttering his wings in an attempt to boost his speed. At the sight of Helen holding it, he skidded to a halt, looking somewhat put out at being beaten to... more
((Sorry, been distracted.)) kgarrett,Mon Feb 7 02:13
Stephanie nodded knowingly. "Grown-ups always know best. Like Mummy and Uncle William." She glanced over at the snack table. "C'mon, let's go get some food!" She took Brad's hand and Kieran's paw and ... more
Laughing, Kieran allowed himself to be led away from the playpen. He hoped Artemis didn't get into trouble while he was gone, but the food looked so good. Artemis, in the meantime, had managed to... more