I could have played with him.
I should have played with him.
I would have played with him if…
This picture says it all. I was too busy, too engrossed in what I was doing. I was too self-absorbed to stop and play with my son. So he did what he does best…he entertained himself.
The things is, he really didn’t care what we played. He just wanted me. He wanted my attention. He wanted my time. He wanted my affection. He wanted his daddy.
It is times like this that I am reminded that there are more important things in the world than work. I confess I am a work-a-holic. I am a dreamer and a visionary and that can cause major disruptions in life if I allow it.
But my son just wanted me. He doesn’t care if I fail. He doesn’t care if I’m the best at something. As long as he has me, fully me, I’m good enough.
So, I’m going to stop writing this blog and I’m going to go play with my son.
What’s your Could of, Should of, Would of…?