This means two things to me:
- We are not so rushed in the mornings. I can sleep in a little. The kids can watch t.v. in their p.j's without me constantly reminding them to get dressed.
- They need a little attention throughout the day to keep them from trashing my house and ripping each other's limbs off.
Monday - I had a few scrapping projects to work on. The kids created too - mostly a mess but it kept them happy and occupied.
Tuesday - I worked at Kiwiscraps. Teaching First Steps to Scrapbooking for kids and teens. My kids went to Nana Hardings for the day and I got to play with paper and glue with a bunch of other peoples kids.
Wednesday - We had good, clean, messy fun at home. First we did some wet felting with soap and water. Then we made slime.
Lux soap flakes, warm water and green food colouring. Kept them busy for a while and I now have a very clean roasting dish and table.
Thursday- I was back at Kiwiscraps. Nana Harding took the kids out for the day. My kids made crafty things at Capital E. And I made a mini book with lots of different crafty techniques - while helping a bunch of other people's kids make their own book.
And that brings us to Friday. Today the sun is shining. Rebekah is counting down the minutes till 11am when she has arranged to go to a friends house. I have a circle journal to drop off down the road. A layout to post to Scrapbooking Memories (yes!). And Jessi has a ballet lesson at 3pm.
Better go get some of those things done.