Sometimes you just have to get the party started

Do you want to do some painting?

Nah

(next day) Would you like to do some painting now?

Uh-uh

(next day…sprawls out newspaper and paintbrushes while kidlets play computer games.) Painting!

Can I paint?

Nothing like playing loud music and...
thank you mister 5 - so glad I put out the paintbrshes!

Sometimes we need the moment to happen before we have time to think about it. It was fun to make this moment happen yesterday and to see the delight on my boys’ faces. I think I’ll “make some moments” happen for them more often these school holidays. And perhaps, even for myself.