Sunday, March 10, 2013


On Thursday, I allowed the children to watch a stupid amount of T.V. so that I could catch up on laundry.  LAUNDRY.  It took SIX HOURS to finish it all.  And there's still a basket full of unfolded kid laundry.  Urgh.

So, to make up for Thursday's idiocy, I decided to make Friday a good day for all.  At the urging of some lovely ladies in my life, I decided mid-afternoon to take on a 64oz water challenge.  And I did it.  In 3 hours.  Holy bathroom trips, batman.  I also decided to spend quality time with the Big One, since he so rarely seems to get it.  

I had the pleasure of spending a luxurious hour and a half of uninterrupted play time with my beautiful boy, and it was glorious.  I forget sometimes, in the hustle and bustle of day-to-day, how much I enjoy watching my boys as they play.  Watching his little eyes light up as we sent the construction trucks speeding across the living room made my day.  He created an entire little construction scenario- we were building a building, complete with pipes!- and I suggested we use the blocks to actually build the building.  The look on his face was so exuberant, so filled with pure glee, that I burst out laughing.

We got the blocks and built building after building.  Building them together and knocking them down, over, and over, and over.  It was heaven.  Some our construction held, some of it failed.  But always, we worked together.  

I need to remember that.  Always, we worked together.

1 comment:

  1. I like this post: a moment to revel in the commonplace joy which, all too often, we skip over in our effort to do something we hate (like ironing). Sweet Pea and I spent quite a bit of time today reading books and singing "Itsy Bitsy Spider." It was really quite awesome.