10 Great Things About Sharing a Room With My Brother

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My two youngest Dudes share a room out of necessity. We have three bedrooms upstairs, and three kids, so we jam two of them in a room together, and no one has to sleep in the depths of the basement.

I thought it would be a thing but, as it turns out, it's also a really joyful choice.

According to them anyway.

10 Best Things About Sharing a Room with My Brother

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“I have someone to talk about my day with.” — Dude 2

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“I never have to be scared of monsters or the dark.” — Dude 3

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“I get to cuddle with someone if I want to.” — Dude 3

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“We plan things. Awesome things. And sometimes we start clubs.” — Dude 3

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“We only have to clean one room, and we always have someone to help us.” — Dude 2

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“All of our toys are in one place. Well, except for the playroom. And the basement. And the living room.” — Dude 3

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“When he gets something new, I know it's also kind of mine. Unless he hides it.” — Dude 3

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“We share snacks in there. Ugh. Don't get all mad about it, Mom.” — Dude 2

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“It's cool sharing a room with your best friend.” — Dude 3

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“It makes me love him so much.” — Dude 3

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10 Great Things About Sharing a Room With My Brother

Amanda has been wowing the Internet since 2008 when she launched her pretty-much-useless guide for parents, parenting BY dummies. As it turns out, her parenting advice is not generally useful for more than a good laugh, but sometimes that’s exactly what you need! Amanda spends her offline time (which is embarrassingly limited) running a photography business, working as a social media director for a local magazine, writing freelance articles about stuff she loves, wrangling her 3 little Dudes ... More

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