Yet juggling breakfast, dirty diapers, a cold house, and furnace needing to be lit on those days can be tricky. My solution last time was to bring them all down into the dirty old basement with me. Well, everyone except for the baby--that's what exersaucers are for, right?
In the basement we found all sorts of fun.
Towers to be made out of kindling:
Dirt to sample:
More kindling towers:
And at last, a glowing, warming, hearty golden fire.
This post is to encourage all my fellow partners on this journey of motherhood. We have all the tools needed to care for and teach these smart, active little people. Sometimes it take a little more creativity and deep breathing than others. Sometimes, when everything seems crazy, and the children come into the smelly basment, suddenly, everything slows down, tears are dried, and the toy box gains some extra blocks.