This morning Andrew woke up to find $5.00 from the toof fairy. Ethan saw it and started to cry. I asked him why he was crying, he said “because Andrew has more dollars than me.”
I sat down next to him and explained that’s how life works and he would be getting visits from the tooth fairy very soon. As I was talking, Andrew walked over, handed Ethan a dollar bill and said “here you go, Ethan, you can have one.” Ethan got the biggest smile on his face and thanked his brother.
I grabbed Andrew and hugged him and told him he just made me very happy. Then, I turned to Ethan and asked if he knew why his brother gave him the dollar.
“Because he loves me, mommy and wants me to be happy.”
That made my day.
Until they broke out in a fist fight over breakfast.