Aloha Friday: Like Parent, Like Child
For better or worse, NHL often seems like a mini-TechyDad. Like me, he loves math and tries to work it into anything he does. He’s also a natural when it comes to computers. On the down side, he seems to either focus in on what he wants to do to the exclusion of everything (and everyone) around him or his brain goes a mile a minute and he has trouble staying on task.
NHL does have a big advantage I never had, though. Whereas I had to come up with strategies to deal with my shortcomings on my own, NHL has me as a resource. Having personally experienced many of the things he’s going through, I can be there for him and teach him what I’ve learned along the way.
My Aloha Friday question for today is: Does your child strongly resemble (physically, personality, or otherwise) you or your spouse?
Thanks to Kailani at An Island Life for starting this fun for Friday. Please be sure to head over to her blog to say hello and sign the McLinky there if you are participating.
My daughter has lots of mom tendencies where my son has dads…:)
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My son is a carbon copy of my husband. My middle daughter looks exactly like me when I was her age. My other 2 girls look like each other. We are still trying to figure out where their blond hair came from!
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Princess Nagger is definitely a little ‘Mini Me’ – though she inherits her literal thinking from her dada. 😉
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My girls have something of both.
Have a good day.
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Hubby says she is like me,lol. well imagine that..she is adopted, so I guess traits can be learned. Friends who do not know say she looks like me. Now that I can not explain!
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Of course all of the good stuff came from me 🙂
Have a great Friday!
We don’t have kids yet.
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He’s very much like my husband in looks and personality. though he did get my chin!!!
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I think our son is a lot like my husband although some say he looks like me. My daughter looks a good bit like me but the jury’s still out on who she takes after more personality-wise (she’s only 15 months old).
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For the longest time, anything that went wrong with NHL made me remember something from my childhood, so I got “blamed” for that stuff. Now that he’s been diagnosed as gifted, I’m insisting on taking the credit for that. Sure, it comes with some “additional challenges”, but if I’m going to get blamed for these added challenges, I’m going to take credit for the good things too! 😉
My oldest is starting to copy my artistic style…I mean, when he’s not drawing Star Wars. He made some Scribbleprints just like me. I got all teary!
My other kids have picked up some of our good and bad habits…and especially our sayings. My two year old picked up my habit of talking with my hands…we have video of him talking and gesuring just like me, only in baby talk.
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My daughter looked a lot like me and so does my oldest son. He however has blue eyes like his father so most people will see that resemblance first. My youngest is somewhat small like me with dark hair but…if you changed his hair to blonde, his eyes to blue and gave him fair skin instead of the olive color that he got from my father…he’s a spitting image of his dad. I honestly wish NY would have come into our life sooner so the boys could have seen his example of what a real man is like instead of the male chauvinistic example their father set for them. ;D Oh…and I was recently reprimanded by my DIL because my 4-year old grand daughter called someone a doorknob. Ummm…she’s mimicking me! hehe
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