My kids are busy these days.
Between school and the activities after, and well…. Minecraft, they have a lot going on. 😉
I was just thinking how my days of “playdates”, full of tots crawling around my living room and coffee with other moms of little ones are virtually over.
Everybody in this house has a fairly involved schedule. Even the three-year old.
But there are still those moments that I can find with each of them, thankfully.
Of course sometimes they are moments when the oldest has fallen asleep reading a book after getting up in the MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT the morning before to finish the LEGO set that he received for his birthday.
I wish you could hear the snoring that was going on when I took that photo.
“Sawin’ logs” as they say.
And K loves to roam the neighborhood so that is just what she and I did the other morning.
We set out to go see if the yogurt cup someone had left in our neighbor’s palm tree trunk was still there. She had seen it a few times before and was fascinated by the ants and other bugs crawling all over it.
“Mommy, the spoon is still in it!!”
“Please don’t touch, baby.”
“K, Mommy. I just want to see da ants!”
Unfortunately when we got to the tree the yogurt was finally gone. Well, unfortunately for her. I was pretty glad.
It was okay though, instead we had a nice discussion about how many fairies must live behind this little door.
And she wanted to see if their lantern was working so she got really close, and took it off the nail. But quickly replaced it when I told her they won’t be able to find their way in the evening if she did not put it back.
And then she went up and down the neighbor’s front steps about a bajillion times before we made our way back home…
G is my little artist so I called him to come do some chalk drawing with me in the driveway on Sunday afternoon. He was reluctant at first but then he started making his creations and he forgot about whatever he was doing before.
I love his concentration face.
I drew his name in bubble letters and he thought that was so funny. I remember when my girlfriends and I used to draw our names in bubble letters all the time in our school notebooks.
These are the moments I am trying to burn into my brain. Or at least put here, so I remember them.
My kids are growing up so fast.
Just like yours I bet.
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