Wimbledon has started and it has inspired me for a post. I have to admit – I’m not a good watcher of the game. Something about it sends me to sleep.
Could it be the hypnotic back and forth of the balls? Could it be the Pimms? Could it be I prefer to play, rather than spectate? Could it be me not coping with quite how bad my kids are, and how they have shattered my dreams of them being the next best thing to the Williams sisters? On court all my kids seem to do is swat flies with their racquets and never make contact with the ball.
Inspired by one of my twins’ dramatic/hysterical refusal to go on a school outing yesterday for fear of travel boredom, I thought we would try something different today! I have written a few opinion pieces for the UK Huffington Post and I wanted to share my most recent – 21 Reason’s You Know Your Kids Are Drama Queens as it felt fitting, given yesterday morning’s incident. Let us start counting the ways..
1. If they are told off, they throw themselves on the floor and their body takes the form of one of those crime-scene body chalk shapes. You know they are alive and well, largely due to the stamping of their feet and guttural animal sounds that are emitting from their mouths. Usually the word “Hug”.
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1. This Fairtrade length of crocheted wire can be moulded into any word or shape you like, for example hello, play, cool … the list is endless. Put up on the wall or on a shelf to add a splash of colour, the one metre length makes 3-4 letter words. I’m thinking SHHH! This Modern Life £7.50.