Late last night I was hunched over the kitchen table constructing a boat out of Lego bricks. Gideon was sitting next to me. He was trying very hard to seem like he was helping even though he was clearly much more interested in playing with the Lego ninja characters that had come inside the set. The red ninja flashed a sword in the air and jumped as high as Gideon’s little arms could make him and then came down with a dramatic BOOM next to the ninja in black who suddenly flashed across the table and sent the little red Lego man flying into my pile of loose Lego bricks that. They went skittering, some nearly falling off the table if I hadn’t reached…