Monday, January 12, 2009

Question for Today

Why is it, do you think, that I spent many hours thoughtfully choosing the perfect Christmas presents for my daughters? I considered their stages of development, their likes and loves. I considered ethics, aesthetics and the environment. I even sewed, for goodness sakes. Today, obviously bereft of anything interesting at all to play with, they drew faces on rocks, lovingly made them beds, and have been carrying them around all day, with no regard at all for life or limb, or the bathroom tiles. If only they had told me before Christmas that all they needed was rocks...

1 comment:

Manni said...

You are an inspiration and a breath of fresh air, thankyou for renewing my motherly love towards my children and making me smile and laugh!

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