Play-dough will forever be one of my favoured rainy day activities, which I happily continue to partake within even now at the age of thirty-something. Whilst most children are busy obsessing over slime or play putty, our kids are quite happy to sit and to play with homemade play-dough for hours on end.
J is almost ten, yet he still enjoys rolling, moulding and modelling play-dough, as for his sister – she cannot get enough of it! Modelling and sculpting dough is such an incredibly, therapeutic activity which seems to bring peace to our household. Should we have had a rough day or perhaps one of the kids may be feeling slightly ’emosh’, play-dough seems to be the perfect solution.…
If I should ever wonder where either of my children may be, I will usually find them wherever the dog happens to reside. The pooch adores the pair of them and would follow them to the moon and back if she could.
Sitting on the sofa is no longer an individual activity, Maisy will insist upon sitting either between or on people, she is either lacking the intelligence to understand the concept of personal space or simply cannot cope without being close to us.
The kids adore the dog, I on the other hand am not quite as impressed today. Our beautiful basset decided to jump at the table, knocking my coffee all over the floor.…
It doesn’t feel as if it has only been a week since the kids returned back to school, we seem to have fallen back into routine with ease. As always, we spent our Sunday afternoon completing homework before sharing a board game. Both J & E have become so accustomed to having homework, there are never any complaints nor fussing, they just get on with it!
Sharing A Story
The kids seem to enjoy and respect having structure in their life. We may have a rigid-ish routine but these are our ‘Ordinary Moments’. I’m aware that I may come across as a slave driver, I’m far from it though.…
Given that I’ve promised myself to take part in a range of new linkies this year, I decided to make a start upon Donna’s ‘The Ordinary Moments’ linky, a weekly post sharing and celebrating the ordinary moments in life.
With the holidays coming to an end, the kids have found themselves becoming a little bored. Don’t get me wrong, having time to ourselves has been amazing, it was just what the Doctor ordered but after a while the kids become restless. It’s for that reason that I’ll be happy to get back to work and get back into a more rigid routine.…