This week, my two-year-old niece took down a bunch of grown men…
See, my brother-in-law is a die-hard Aston Villa supporter.
Full disclosure, I’m no fan of football. Any sport where people pretend to be injured, and it ends in a 0-0 draw is not for me.
Anyway, some Villa match was on TV.
And the toddler was not in the mood for this…
(I always knew she was my favourite.)
And she had other things on her mind.
… She scrambled up on the sofa, wedging her little butt next to the grown-ups.
“Baby Shark?” she asked, smiling.
“No, Daddy is watching the Villa,” replied brother-in-law.
“Hmmm,” said niece scowling.
Displeased, she wandered off.
A few moments later, she was back, scraping her (clean) potty noisily along the floor.
She then plonks her fully-clothed ass on said potty….
…Slap bang in front of the TV.
This went on for a good 10 minutes.
…Consistently on loop.
A stark reminder of the power of simple consistency, and being goddamn relentless.
So in the battle of Aston Villa Vs Baby Shark who won?
Of course, the shark.
Three rounds of that earworm were played at full volume.
All the men in the room were required to sing.
And do full actions.
Satisfied with her domination, my niece then toddled off to find her next victory.
Remember – consistency is a powerful force.
(And so is a toddler on a mission.)
Until next time.
Make More. Provide More. Be More.