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Tee Ball with a 3 Year Old

A few weeks ago, at my nephew, Charlie's, 3rd birthday party, we were able to spend some time outside playing.  (It was 85 and beautiful.)

1st Charlie roller skated and I borrowed my sister-in-law's roller blades to go beside him
2nd I wore the roller blades and Charlie switched to his scooter.  (I almost couldn't keep up with him!)
3rd We played around on his tricycle.  Him peddling.  Me peddling, him hanging on the back.
4th Tee Ball

Charlie pulls out his tee ball stand and starts hitting the ball off the tee ball and then hitting down the tee ball stand and laughing.  "Charlie, let's try that again."  Don't mess with me and baseball.  "Let's get in our batter's stance."

When he had enough, my dad starting pitching to me (baseball's easy when you have an extra wide bat and light balls).  After I hit a few Charlie was immediately interested again.

We completely nixed the tee ball stand and just pitched to him.

Yes, it's more work, but what do you really learn from tee ball?

But really, just try and say no to this kid.

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