Austin's reaction was just like the kids in this Jimmy Kimmel Halloween gag. He was heartbroken and crying terribly and was super upset. We first started cracking up! It then broke my heart. Even though Bernd told me to go along with it...I made sure Bernd told him the truth only after a few seconds of Austin being sooooo upset.
(why do parents test everything on their first child?)
It did make us laugh at first... because of Austins reaction, and how selfish he had been the few minutes leading up to our prank...but we didn't let it go too far. We couldn't.
Austin always had a tender heart and this was a time when he really was super upset and I just couldn't do it to him. I think we were just trying to teach him a lesson.
I'm pretty sure we never did do it again to our other children...but gee that first child always gets experimented on, don't they? ...poor things!
Here you go...check out these cruel parents on the Jimmy Kimmel show, and their disappointed kids, who didn't deserve it...or maybe they did??
This way you don't have to do it to yours. Although my brother David is a super great dad to his kids and he's pulling pranks on them all the time.... hummmm
p.s. I LOVE the boy who says "that's OK". He was trying to be so strong!
(p.s. that is usually how all my boys were too...so mature )