My kids were caught being nice to each other.
“There’s nothing to do,” she moans during every baseball game. “Some of us are watching the game,” I’ll suggest. But hugging your brother is another option.
Tickle the baby: nearly 20 months in, and the game still hasn’t gotten old for either of them.
Sharing the iPod. We have a docking station, but it’s not out on the deck. And this leaves one ear free to listen to the birds.