Self-sufficient grandson

Rylan had a fever and cough, so he skipped school and came to my home.  As usual, he was self-sufficient and knew how to amuse himself:

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He matched words in his workbook:

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And he watched a video on his iPad.  I can think of better ways to sit on the sofa, but this kid had no trouble balancing on the edge like this:

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He even knew how to take his temperature by clicking buttons on the thermometer and sticking it into his ear!  Then he told me it was wise to get a second reading.  He clicked a button and stuck the thermometer in his other ear.  He said the first reading was 99 degrees and the second reading was 99.5.  Not bad.

My 4 year old grandson is so smart.  I’m impressed.

10 Responses to “Self-sufficient grandson”

  1. Olga Hebert Says:

    He is definitely a sweetie, and very smart and self-sufficient. I am sure we will be hearing great things about him.

  2. Joanne Noragon Says:

    Little ones are so flexible. He’ll be better tomorrow, I know.

  3. Christine Says:

    I never worry for low-grade fevers…he sure is growing up fast!

  4. Tom Sightings Says:

    He must have been sitting next to a heater … hence, one ear .5 degrees warmer than the other. Okay, bad joke. Anyway, I’m impressed too!

  5. SchmidleysScribbling Says:

    He’s a quick learner and obviously very observant too. Oh to be that flexible again!!

  6. Cathy Says:

    Quick learner indeed!
    Did he not once come over to you looking for a cuddle? Some 4 year olds fluctuate from being ‘a big boy’ to ‘grandma’s baby boy’ at the drop of a hat lol

  7. L....w Says:

    Being so self sufficient at his age is remarkable….good training from his parents.

  8. DeniseinVA Says:

    Such a cute and smart little boy. His position on the sofa made me smile.

  9. scenenotspoken Says:

    You do have a smart and sweet grandson, Gigi. And it was wonderful to see that he did his schoolwork before watching the video.

  10. Granny Annie Says:

    Children can perch as comfortably as monkeys. Love tales of your grandchildren.

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